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Roosevelt's First 100 Days in Office

Jonathan Freedland examines President Roosevelt's first 100 days in office and considers what Barack Obama might learn from them as he faces up to similar economic problems.

Jonathan Freedland examines President Roosevelt's first 100 days in office and considers what Barack Obama might learn from them as he faces up to similar economic problems.

Image: 4th March 1933: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) takes the oath of office as 32nd president of the USA. Chief Justice Charles E Hughes administers the oath as ex-President Herbert Hoover (far right with velvet collar) looks on. His son, James Roosevelt (1907-1991) is between his father and the ex-President.

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