Below is the latest The Pain -- When Will It End?
The Four Freedoms--Freedom of Speech,
Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear--were enumerated
in Franklin Rooselevt's 1941 State of the Union address, and famously illustrated
by Norman Rockwell. (It is worth noting that the government, as perceptive
then as now, refused Rockwell's offer to paint these inspirational images
and only appropriated them to sell war bonds after they appeared to such popular
success in the Saturday Evening Post.) Rockwell's original paintings
can be viewed online at:
It being another period of economic depression and international crisis when
the threat of war is imminent, I thought the time had come to update these
images for the current generation of Americans.