Rare Footage of FDR Walking With Leg Braces

FDR contracted polio at the age of 39, which left his legs partially paralyzed. Fearing this would impact his bid for presidency, he came to an agreement with the press: no photos of him walking or getting in and out of cars.

From the Series: America in Color: The 1930s http://bit.ly/2hwYyUR


Source: Smithsonian Channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM63wBsGzdg
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