On this episode of Liberty Curious, David Beito, professor, historian and author, joins Kate Wand to discuss his upcoming expose: The New Deal’s War on the Bill of Rights: The Untold Story of FDR’s Concentration Camps, Censorship, and Mass Surveillance. Although FDR is still considered one of the most beloved presidents in American history, David’s research exposes his dark side, which differed greatly from his public persona. They explored the dark underbelly of the New Deal, and how it relates to what America has become today.

Use these timestamps to navigate the interview content:

:00 Intro
:53 The New Deal
10:05 FDR’s Thinking
13:04 FDR’s Morality
14:17 FDR’s Concentration Camps
17:45 FDR’s involvement
24:05 FDR’s Legacy
24:23 Japanese internment
27:20 Mass surveillance
32:35 Private telegrams
37:35 FDR’s Secret tapes
40:10 FDR’s covert operation
43:03 FDR’s mission
45:10 Control people
52:59 Newspaper censorship
55:29 Civil Libertarians

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