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Frank and Al: FDR, Al Smith, and the Unlikely Alliance that Created the Modern Democratic Party

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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In his latest book, Frank and Al, editor and author Terry Golway tells the untold story of an unlikely political partnership—between a to-the-manor-born Protestant (Franklin D. Roosevelt) and a Lower East Side Catholic (Al Smith)—and how they transformed the Democratic Party and took it and American politics out of the 19th century and into the 20th century. A book signing follows the program.


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