Reflections of History

July 22nd: FDR's Plan To Pack The Court Fails

July 22nd: FDR's Plan To Pack The Court Fails

Reflections of History - July 22, 2022 - 04:56

On July 22nd, 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s court-packing plan is defeated.

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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.