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  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States
    December 7 still lives 'in infamy'; A 'sleeping giant' awakened from slumber
    On this day, December 7, 1941, more than seventy years ago, Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor and America's entry into World War II was launched. The death toll was ominous, more than 2400 people, both naval and military personnel....
  • Visit FDR's Presidential  Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY
    Visit Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidential Library and Museum
    Franklin D. Roosevelt conceived the idea for the first presidential library to house all his papers and make them available to the pubic while he was president. It was one of the many trends he set throughout his four terms in office, and...
  • Historian Geoffrey Ward
    CBS contributor says Fox News would've loved to show FDR 'at his most helpless'
    Considered to be one of the most popular presidents of all time, Franklin D. Roosevelt took over as Commander in Chief during the height of the Great Depression and left office 12 years later on the brink of an American victory in World War 2....
  • President Obama is assumed to be the leader of the free world
    President Obama is assumed to be the leader of the free world
    The understandable pressure on the President of the United States to react to the fighting in Iraq and Syria is mounting. Top Republican officials are calling for some sort of clear move after days of attacks on the militants in Iraq and the...
  • Newly-unveiled footage from 1937 shows FDR walking
    Newly-unveiled footage from 1937 shows FDR walking
    There’s big news for history buffs today, especially for those with a particular interest in American presidents. On Thursday, a brief clip showing President Franklin D. Roosevelt walking was released to the public and is said to be only the...
  • Bust of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
    FDR created the WPA on this day in history 81 years ago
    On this day in history, May 6, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) created the Work Progress Administration, (WPA). The program was created during the height of the Great Depression as part of the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which...
  • Nellie Taloe Ross
    America’s very first woman governor was Nellie Tayloe Ross
    Talk to people about the State of Wyoming and the likelihood is most will think of Yellowstone National Park and possibly rodeos, but have little knowledge of anything else. Hopefully those who support women’s rights have a better working...
  • This day in history
    This day in history: January 24th
    Many forget the past, but it's important to learn from it so we don't repeat the same mistakes in the future.On this date, January 24, these events occured in history. Did you know?41 - Roman emperor, Gaius Caesar, better known as Caligula...
  • FDR Presidential Library launched site Dec. 4 for free access to digitized info
    FDR Presidential Library launched site Dec. 4 for free access to digitized info
    The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museumon Dec. 4 launched "FRANKLIN", a website providing free and open access to the FDR Library's digital collections.Some of the most importantdocuments of the twentieth century --...
  • Learn about the Roosevelts of Dutchess County, New York
    Learn about the Roosevelts of Dutchess County, New York
    At the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center there is a twenty-minute film, “Rendezvous with History” providing a wonderful overview of the Roosevelt years and how the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt changed the fabric of...
  • Kennedy
    John Kennedy’s political career began in 1945
    After the death of Joe Kennedy, Jr during World War II, John moved into the position of oldest son. He now had a choice to make – go to law school and again follow in Brother Joe’s footsteps, or go into business with his father. He...
  • FDR Presidential Photo 1932
    Roosevelt Created WPA 80 Years Ago Today
    On this day in history, May 6, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Work Progress Administration or WPA as it is more commonly called. Roosevelt created the WPA out of dire need due to massive unemployment...
  • FDR weds Eleanor in NYC
    FDR weds Eleanor Roosevelt in NYC
    One-hundred and eight years ago, on March 17, 1905, Franklin D. Roosevelt married his fifth cousin once removed, Eleanor, in New York City. President Theodore Roosevelt, FDR's fifth cousin, gave his niece away.The groom's headmaster at the...
  • Ed Asner
    Television legend Ed Asner to portray FDR at The Milwaukee Theatre
    This morning, Feb. 25, Zizzo Marketing + PR + New Media provided a press release announcing a one-man show starring the critically acclaimed Ed Asner. Tickets are now on sale for The Milwaukee Theatre's "Ed Asner as FDR" on Saturday,...
  • President Obama
    President Obama could get 3 terms if H.J.Res 15 abolishes term limits
    Americans around the nation were shocked Friday as they heard about H.J.Res. 15. H.J.Res 15 proposes an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the Twenty-second Amendment. This would remove the limitation on the number of...