For Franklin Roosevelt's Birthday
January 30, 2011 • 5:01PM

Today is the birthday of one of America's greatest Presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Every January 30, from 1934 until his death, FDR celebrated his birthday by holding a Birthday Ball to help raise the necessary funds for the research and treatment of polio.

Today, we share with you his address to the 1944 Birthday Ball; a reminder of a President who had a commitment to the future of humanity.