Tag Archives: Franklin Roosevelt

Pan American World Airways and the FDR’s first ever presidential flight (w/ podcast)

In this week’s episode of The Florida History Podcast presented by The Florida Squeeze we chronicle the rise of Pan American World Airways Florida links, from birth in Key West to development of the US’ first major international airport on Dinner Key in Coconut Grove, Miami. We also discuss President Franklin Roosevelt becoming the first […]

Politics dominating Iran discussion – Historical precedents ominous

The discussion around the Iran nuclear agreement made by the Obama Administration as a result of the PS + 1 talks has been wholly political.  Of course the sort of illogical rhetoric grounded in talking points from special interest groups is to be expected from Florida’s Junior Senator and Presidential aspirant Marco Rubio, but it’s […]