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  • Jan - 13 - 2021

Archived Newspaper Articles 

News Outlet Date Author/Content Original Format Accessible Version
Washington Post 4/12/1990 Tom Watson - Little White House (Warm Springs, Ga.) Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 10/14/1994 Ben. Forgey - Campaign Drive for Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 10/20/1994 "FDR Memorial Work Begins" FDR Memorial Construction Details Access Here  Access Here 
Time 3/6/1995 Hugh Sidey - "Where's His Wheelchair:" Protests From Disabled Americans Access Here  Access Here 
NOD (National Organization on Disability) 4/6/1995 Alan Reich Speech (Pamphlet) Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 4/15/1995 Ben. Forgey - Controversy Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 5/9/1996 George F. Will - Don't Hide Disability in Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Time 5/20/1996 Hugh Sidey - "Omission of FDR's handicap is a crime against his spirit" Political Controversy Access Here  Access Here 
The (Bergen?) Record 6/8/1996 John Mooney - High School Students Act to Add Wheelchair to Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 6/25/1996 The FDR Wheelchair Controversy Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 7/2/1996 Daniel K Inouye - FDR As He Was (Polio) Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 7/3/1996 Chalmers M Roberts - Memoirs of FDR's 'Closest Companion' Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 2/28/1997 DeNeen L. Brown - Insisting on FDR in a Wheelchair Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 4/11/1997 16 Descendents Endorse Wheelchair For Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 4/20/1997 Linda Wheeler - Up-Close Visitor Interaction at FDR Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 4/24/1997 Doug Struck - President Clinton enters New Memorial Conversation Access Here  Access Here 
Palm Beach Post 4/27/1997 Bob Dart - Memorial To Open Without Wheelchair Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 4/28/1997 Doug Struck - Confirmed Acknowledgement for Memorial Donors  Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 5/1/1997 Doug Struck - FDR Memorial's Deeper Meaning Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 5/1/1997 Adrian Higgins - "A Rose For FDR" Flower dedicated to late president Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 5/4/1997 Amy Argetsinger - Turnout at Memorial After Ceremony Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 5/20/1997 Karl Vick - "FDR Memorial's Braille Letters Pose Sizable Problem for Blind" Memorial's braille unreadable Access Here  Access Here 
USA Today 7/2/1998 Mimi Hall - "Memorial will add FDR in a wheelchair" Map and plans Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Times 7/6/1998 Susan Ferrechio - "Roosevelt monument to include wheelchair" Overview, both sides of the debate Access Here  Access Here 
Chicago Tribune 1/10/2001 Michael Kilian - "Revised FDR Memorial Shows Disability" History behind memorial Clinton to dedicate Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 6/15/2001 Charles Krauthammer - "The Campaign to Undo FDR" Portrayal in Pearl Harbor movie Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 10/7/2011 Mary Dolan - MLK Memorial Access Here  Access Here 
Washington Post 1/25/2017 Scott Allen - "FDR won't be the Nationals' latest Racing President" FDR not included in Presidential ballpark race at Washington Nationals game Access Here  Access Here