FDR Great Abilities Videos

Four Part Educational Documentary

This four part educational documentary short explains how Americans with disabilities changed a presidential memorial to show the world what real leadership looks like. The series outlines the fight for the wheelchair statue at the Memorial and is dedicated to the disabled advocates and allies who fought for disability rights and representation. It is specifically created to educate both middle school and high school youth.

This project has been funded by National Trust for Historic Preservation's Telling the Full History Preservation Fund, with support from National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed do not necessarily represent those of the National Trust or the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funding also provided by Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation.


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