Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Event date: 
March 2nd, 2010
Duration: 
1 hour and 37 seconds
Speaker: 
William E. Leuchtenburg
Jonathan Alter
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A ghost has inhabited the Oval Office since 1945—the ghost of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR's formidable presence has cast a large shadow on the occupants of that office in the years since his death.

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