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Becoming FDR

Ep. 14

In August 1921, when Franklin D. Roosevelt was 39 years old, he contracted Polio, paralysing him from the waist down. Jonathan Darman tells Don how, despite some telling FDR that any political aspirations he might have were over, he went on to become the 32nd President of the United States.

Produced and mixed by Benjie Guy. Senior Producer: Charlotte Long.

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