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Join us in learning more about White House History right from your own home. Our Facebook Live series, White House History Live, delves into the stories that make up the history of the Executive Mansion.

Author Paul Sparrow, former director of the FDR Presidential Library, will join to discuss his new book, Awakening the Spirit of America. This sweeping narrative details the years leading up to U.S. involvement in World War II, and the efforts made by President Franklin Roosevelt to convince the American people they needed to support England against Nazi Germany. Roosevelt faced powerful opposition from the America First isolationist movement led by the hero-aviator Charles Lindbergh. With Hitler seeking world domination, Roosevelt was Winston Churchill’s last hope, with the future of the free world hanging in the balance.

This event will be live streamed on the White House Historical Association's Facebook and YouTube pages starting at 5:30 pm ET on August 13.