Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
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.
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
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...
Robert Taft
Robert Taft may refer to:
Robert Taft - Wikipedia
Business Plot
The Business Plot was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933 in the United States. Retired Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler claimed that wealthy businessmen were plotting to create a fascis...
Business Plot - Wikipedia
Claude A. Watson
Claude A. Watson (June 26, 1885 – January 1978) was a lawyer, businessman, and minister from Hermon (a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California), who was nationally active in the temperance movem...
John W. Bricker
John William Bricker (September 6, 1893 – March 22, 1986) was a United States Senator and the 54th Governor of Ohio. A member of the Republican Party, he was the Republican nominee for ...
John W. Bricker - Wikipedia
Appointment in Tokyo
Appointment in Tokyo is a 1945 propaganda film released Produced by the Army Pictorial Service, Signal Corps, with the cooperation of the Army Air Forces and the United States Navy, and released by W...
Appointment in Tokyo - Wikipedia
Harold Stassen
Harold Edward Stassen (April 13, 1907 – March 4, 2001) was the 25th Governor of Minnesota from 1939 to 1943. After service in World War II, he was president of the University of Pennsylvania from 1948...
Harold Stassen - Wikipedia
Philippines Campaign (1944-45)
The Philippines campaign of 1944–1945, (OPERATION MUSKETEER I, II, and III) the Battle of the Philippines 1944–1945, or the Liberation of the Philippines was the American and Filipino campaign to defe...
Philippines Campaign (1944-45) - Wikipedia
Top Cottage
Top Cottage, also known as Hill-Top Cottage, in Hyde Park, New York, was a private retreat designed by and for Franklin D. Roosevelt. Built in 1938 to 1939, during Roosevelt's second term as President...
Top Cottage - Wikipedia
American Caesar
American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 is a 1978 biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by American historian William Manchester. It was made into a documentary series in 1983 hoste...
American Caesar - Wikipedia
Charles A. Christopherson
Charles Andrew Christopherson (July 23, 1871 – November 2, 1951) was a lawyer and politician in South Dakota. He was elected to the state legislature in 1912. In 1918 he was elected to the United St...
Charles A. Christopherson - Wikipedia
Riley A. Bender
Riley Alvin Bender (July 8, 1890 – March 6, 1973) was a United States businessman and political candidate.Born in Chicago, Illinois to Edward Bender and Josephine David Bender, he was a lifelong resid...
Adlai Stevenson II
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (/ˈædleɪ/; February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American politician and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of liberal c...
Adlai Stevenson II - Wikipedia
W. Chapman Revercomb
William Chapman Revercomb (July 20, 1895 – October 6, 1979) was an American politician and lawyer in the state of West Virginia. He served two separate terms in the United States Senate.He was b...
W. Chapman Revercomb - Wikipedia
Gerald L. K. Smith
Gerald Lyman Kenneth Smith (February 27, 1898 – April 15, 1976) was an American clergyman and political organizer, who became a leader of the Share Our Wealth movement during the Great Depressio...
Gerald L. K. Smith - Wikipedia
Wendell Willkie
Wendell Lewis Willkie (/ˈwɛndəl ˈluːɨs ˈwɪlki/; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was a corporate lawyer in the United States and a dark horse who became the Republican Party nominee for president ...
Wendell Willkie - Wikipedia
Thomas E. Dewey
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was the 47th Governor of New York (1943–1954). In 1944 he was the Republican candidate for President, but lost to President Franklin D. Roosevelt ...
Thomas E. Dewey - Wikipedia
Service summary of Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur, United States Army General began his career in 1899, served in three major military conflicts and held the highest military office of the United States and of the Philippines during...
Service summary of Douglas MacArthur - Wikipedia
James Farley
James Aloysius "Jim" Farley (May 30, 1888 – June 9, 1976) was one of the first Irish Catholic politicians in American history to achieve success on a national level, serving as Chairman of the New Yor...
James Farley - Wikipedia
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (/ˈroʊzəvəlt/ ROH-zə-vəlt, his own pronunciation, or /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROH-zə-velt) (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials FDR, was an ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt - Wikipedia
Norman Thomas
Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Social...
Norman Thomas - Wikipedia
Everett Dirksen
Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was an American politician of the Republican Party. He represented Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives (1933–1949) and U.S. Sen...
Everett Dirksen - Wikipedia