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President Roosevelt in the Oval Office

President Roosevelt in the Oval Office

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

President Roosevelt in the Oval Office

Created in 1935.

President Roosevelt in the Oval Office with his numerous projects and responsibilities. Not only did President Roosevelt expand the West Wing, but he also added an East Wing after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Initially the President wanted the East Wing used as a museum for his White House memorabilia. Instead, it was used for a guest entrance, offices, and an underground bomb shelter.

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