Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
July 18, 1940 FDR Nominated For Unprecedented Third Term
On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedentedthird term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elect...
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
History of palm-reading: Josef Ranald's analysis of FDR Hitler and Mussolini.
In a 1938 book, How to Know People by Their Hands, palmist Josef Ranald included these three handprints of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler, analyzing each. His analyses o...
9 Things You May Not Know About Franklin D. Roosevelt
In late March 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt traveled to his favorite retreat in Warm Springs, Georgia, in an attempt to regain his failing health. At first, the rest appeared to be doing him a...
Fortunio Bonanova
Some clips from this most incredible of films from Mexico. From 1946, view 25 year old Ricardo Montalban as a Seminarian who may be beginning to stray! Lov...
Nunzio Gallo
Magnifico brano del 1958 di Antonio Pugliese e Furio Rendine : Vurria canzone vincitrice del VI° Festival della Canzone Napoletana portata al successo e alla...
Sergei Prokofiev
Purchase on iTunes now: http://tinyurl.com/lhnksah Valery Gergiev conducts the London Symphony Orchestra performing the complete version of Prokofiev's Romeo...
Richard Avedon
Richard Avedon slide show of his best work. I am sorry, I realize that not all of the photographs in this slide show were takenby Richard Avedon.
Josephine Baker
Go to http://www.blackisbeautifulamsterdam.nl for more information and an online research lab. 19-year-old Josephine Baker sensed white fantasies about black...
Serhiy Perkhun
Serhiy (Sergey) Vladimirovich Perhun (Ukrainian: Сергій Володимирович Перхун; Russian: Серге́й Влади́мирович Перху́н; born on 4 September 1977 in Dnipropetrovsk, USSR; died 28 August 2001) was...
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Girija Shankar Bajpai
Sir Girija Shankar Bajpai KCSI, KBE, CIE, ICS (1891 – 5 December 1954) was an eminent Indian civil servant, diplomat and Governor. Kanti Bajpai, the Indian academic, is his grandson.
Bajpai was bo...
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Simplified Chinese characters
Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Xiandai Hanyu Tongyong Zibiao (List of Commonly Used Characters in Modern Chinese) for use in mainland China. Along...
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Jagjit Singh
Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. Known as the "Ghazal King", he gained acclaim together with his wi...
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Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler (/ˈɔɪlər/ OY-lər; [ˈɔʏlɐ], [ˈɔɪlr̩];15 April 1707 – 18 September 1783) was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist. He made important discoveries in fields as dive...
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Jerome Kern
Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music. One of the most important American theatre composers of the early 20th century,...
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Jerry Coleman
Gerald Francis "Jerry" Coleman (September 14, 1924 – January 5, 2014) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year. Colema...
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Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (/prɵˈkɒfiɛv/; Russian: Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев, Sergej Sergeevič Prokof'ev; 15/27 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Ukrainian-born Russian composer, pianist a...
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Kei Kumai
Kei Kumai (熊井 啓, Kumai Kei, June 1, 1930 – May 23, 2007) was a Japanese film director from Azumino, Nagano prefecture. After his studies in literature at Shinshu University, he worked as direc...
William John English
William John English VC (6 October 1882 – 4 July 1941) was an Irish born recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can b...
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Narciso Abeyta
Narciso Platero Abeyta or Ha So Deh (1918-1998) was a Navajo painter and silversmith.
Abeyta was born in 1918. He is named after his father, Narciso. His mother was Pablita. He started drawing whe...
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Anita Roddick
Dame Anita Roddick, DBE (23 October 1942 – 10 September 2007) was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics c...