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Franklin Roosevelt: Mussolini an ‘Admirable Italian Gentleman’

“I don’t mind telling you in confidence that I am keeping in fairly close touch with that admirable Italian gentleman.” -Franklin Roosevelt discussing the “gentleman” dictator Benito Mussolini in 1933 Quote Source: Hunting Down Social Darwinism by Stuart Hayashi Base Photo: Franklin Roosevelt in car. Photo belongs to FDR Presidential Library and Museum.  Read more →

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Franklin Roosevelt: ‘Deeply Impressed’ by Dictator Mussolini

“There seems no question that [Mussolini] is really interested in what we are doing and I am much interested and deeply impressed by what he has accomplished and by his evidenced honest purpose of restoring Italy and seeking to prevent general European trouble.” -Franklin Roosevelt, 1933 Quote Source: Hunting Down Social Darwinism by Stuart Hayashi Base Photo: Franklin Roosevelt Memorial,… Read more →