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Freedom from Fear

Seventy years ago, on March 13, 1943, Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want” appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. During World War II, President Roosevelt declared Four Freedoms he felt were fundamental to humanity: freedom of speech and worship, and freedom from fear and want. Rockwell’s Four Freedoms paintings were made into posters… Read more »

Lessons from the 1940s – Freedom from Fear

Seventy years ago, the world was a fearsome place. Nazi Germany controlled most of western continental Europe and pummeled Britain with almost daily bombings, militarist Japan was brutalizing coastal China, and Fascist Italy was making dangerous progress in eastern Africa toward Britain’s vital Suez Canal. The United States wasn’t at war, but faced two terrifying… Read more »