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Rare footage shows FDR in wheelchair

Any history buff will tell you that Franklin Roosevelt kept his use of a wheelchair well hidden from the public during his three terms as president. Now, an Indiana professor has unearthed a video clip of FDR behing wheeled down a ship’s ramp in Pearl Harbor in 1994.

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4 Comments to “Rare footage shows FDR in wheelchair”

    Anne said:
    July 10, 2013 at 11:40 AM

    1994? You sure about that date?

    Anne said:
    July 10, 2013 at 12:22 PM

    Died: April 12, 1945

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