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FDR Wheelchair Video: Rare Footage Of The President Surfaces
- 07/11/2013 07:50 AM EDT Politics
The 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had polio and couldn't walk. But, in the days before iPhones, he tried, and mostly succeeded in hiding that fact from the press. Now, a professor digging through the National Archive came across this video, which shows a quick snippet of the President in his chair, perhaps the earliest example of such footage.