Nothing to Fear: The Legacy of FDR (1982)


The legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is detailed on this news TV special by combining present day interviews with historical material. It examines his response to the Great Depression and the radical changes in the role of the federal government under his leadership. Social security, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation and control of financial institutions, all parts of Roosevelt’s legacy are examined.

Director: Anthony Potter.
Writers: John Hart, Anthony Potter.
Cinematographers: Greg Andracke, Dick Lombard, John Murphy.


Downloaded from Archive where it was uploaded in 2 parts, seems to have been digitized from a 16mm print. I merged both files together, removed extra seconds of video here and there, cropped the black borders and upscaled it to 720p. Many thanks to scampbell3 for making this available. 

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