FDR visits Ebbets Field
- Aired: 09/14/2014
- Rating: NR
The weather can't stop Franklin Roosevelt. When his 1944 Campaign through four of the five New York City boroughs was compounded with torrential downpours, FDR insisted that it carry on as scheduled, despite the protests from his physician. The tour concluded with a speech at Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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