American Experience

FDR and Lying: Lend-Lease

Clip: Season 24 | 2m 6s

Roosevelt's Lend-lease plan -- which promised the return of American weapons after England used them -- "was patent nonsense," according to historian Robert Dallek. "What were the British going to do, give us the tanks back that were blown up, the planes that were shot down?"

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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