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  • Jan - 13 - 2000

Archived Newspaper Articles 

News Outlet Date Author/Content Link
The (Bergen?) Record 6/8/96 John Mooney - High School Students Act to Add Wheelchair to Memorial Open Archive 
Chicago Tribune 1/10/2001 Michael Kilian - "Revised FDR Memorial Shows Disability" History behind memorial Clinton to dedicate View Archive here
NOD (National Organization on Disability) 4/6/95 Alan Reich Speech (Pamphlet) View Archive here.
Palm Beach Post 4/27/97 Bob Dart - Memorial To Open Without Wheelchair View Archive here
Time 3/6/95 Hugh Sidey - "Where's His Wheelchair:" Protests From Disabled Americans View Archive here
Time 5/20/96 Hugh Sidey - "Omission of FDR's handicap is a crime against his spirit" Political Controversy View Archive here
USA Today 7/2/98 Mimi Hall - "Memorial will add FDR in a wheelchair" Map and plans View Archive here
Washington Post 4/12/1990 Tom Watson - Little White House (Warm Springs, Ga.) View Archive here
Washington Post 10/14/94 Ben. Forgey - Campaign Drive for Memorial View Archive here
Washington Post 10/20/94 "FDR Memorial Work Begins" FDR Memorial Construction Details View Archive here
Washington Post 4/15/1995 Ben. Forgey - Controversy View Archive here
Washington Post 5/9/96 George F. Will - Don't Hide Disability in Memorial View Archive here
Washington Post 6/25/96 The FDR Wheelchair Controversy View Archive here
Washington Post 7/2/96 Daniel K Inouye - FDR As He Was (Polio) View Archive here
Washington Post 7/3/96 Chalmers M Roberts - Memoirs of FDR's 'Closest Companion' View Archive here
Washington Post 2/28/97 DeNeen L. Brown - Insisting on FDR in a Wheelchair View Archive here
Washington Post 4/11/97 16 Descendents Endorse Wheelchair For Memorial View Archive here
Washington Post 4/20/97 Linda Wheeler - Up-Close Visitor Interaction at FDR Memorial View Archive here
Washington Post 4/24/97 Doug Struck - President Clinton enters New Memorial Conversation View Archive here
Washington Post 4/28/97 Doug Struck - Confirmed Acknowledgement for Memorial Doners View Archive here
Washington Post 5/1/97 Doug Struck - FDR Memorial's Deeper Meaning View Archive here
Washington Post 5/1/97 Adrian Higgins - "A Rose For FDR" Flower dedicated to late president View Archive here
Washington Post 5/4/97 Amy Argetsinger - Turnout at Memorial After Ceremony View Archive here
Washington Post 5/20/97 Karl Vick - "FDR Memorial's Braille Letters Pose Sizable Problem for Blind" Memorial's braille unreadable View Archive here
Washington Post 6/15/2001 Charles Krauthammer - "The Campaign to Undo FDR" Portrayal in Pearl Harbor movie View Archive here
Washington Post 10/7/2011 Mary Dolan - MLK Memorial View Archive 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 Nationlas game View Archive here
Washington Times   Susan Ferrechio - "Roosevelt monument to include wheelchair" Overview, both sides of debate View Archive here