Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Celebrates 75th Anniversary

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a ceremony on Thursday, June 30. 

<p>The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum in Hyde Park.</p>

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum in Hyde Park.

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The anniversary ceremony for members and invited guests will take place at 11 a.m. and will be followed by the opening of the "Day of Infamy: 24 Hours that Changed History" special exhibition at noon. 

Library Director Paul Sparrow, former Library Director Lynn Bassanese, author Ken Moody and former Roosevelt Institute President Chris Breiseth will present a panel discussion of the library's history at 2 p.m. 

William E. Leuchtenburg will present a talk on "The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton" on Friday, July 1, at 3 p.m.

A theatrical performance of "In Their Own Words: The Roosevelts" will take place on Friday, July 1, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 2, at 4 and 7 p.m.

The library will hold a Family Fun Festival on the Great Lawn on Saturday, July 2. The festival will feature live swing music, food trucks, a dunk tank, face painting, raptor shows and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Click here for a photographic retrospective of the library.

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