Sunrise at Campobello

Factual error: In the scene where nickels fall on newspapers announcing that Roosevelt beat Hoover, at least one of them appears to be a Jefferson. The election occurred in 1932. The first Jefferson nickel was minted in 1938.


Franklin Delano Roosevelt: I have no personal complaints. I'm lucky. I had rich parents.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: I feel I've had to go through the fire for some reason. Eleanor, it's a hard way to learn humility, but I've had to learn it by crawling. I know what is meant "You must learn to crawl, before you can walk."

Gov. Alfred E. Smith: You were both too surprised to be surprised.

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