Franklin Delano Roosevelt is often remembered as the American President who stopped Adolf Hitler's march across Europe. In a new movie, Hyde Park on Hudson, film writer Richard Nelson tells the story of a pivotal weekend in Roosevelet's presidency -- and presents the man in a new light.
In the immediate aftermath of World War II, the 1948 Olympic Games in London occurred at a time of widespread austerity. Countries across the world were just beginning to recover from the war and, like today, trying to figure out how to strengthen their economies.
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