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... left, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, met here in an unprecedented history making war conference, are pictured on the lawn of the Hotel ANFA in Casablanca, January 14, 1943, the scene of the historic meeting. It was here that the now famous phrase was uttered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...
Diane Linenbroker grew up in Hyde Park. She moved away. And she moved back, in large part because Hyde Park is where the National Park Service operates the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Sites. Nearby Mills Norrie State Park and ...

Sherrod's educational effort included influencing President Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to release photographs and film footage taken on Beito. On December 28, 1943, Sherrod attended a press conference in Washington, D.C., where Roosevelt talked about the demise of Doctor New Deal for a new ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt isn't as popular as he once was. When Barack Obama won the 2008 election, he let it be known that he was reading a book about FDR, and tumbleweed blew through the newsrooms. Which is odd because for many decades FDR was every bit the model liberal as Ronald Reagan ...
HYDE PARK, N.Y. >> Kingston High's best offensive performance of the season enabled the Tigers to hand Roosevelt's previously unbeaten girls basketball team its first loss Saturday. The Tigers ran the ball, scored off the break and shared it unselfishly in an 88-64 triumph over the Presidents. Kingston ...
6, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his famous "Four Freedoms" speech. The year was 1941. Europe was subjugated to Hitler and in ruins. Great Britain's survival as a nation hung in the balance and the US refused to become embroiled in the war as FDR wrote and delivered this State of the ...

HYDE PARK, N.Y. >> An emotionally charged Spackenkill boys basketball team, playing its first game since the death of junior varsity coach Greg Diamond, held off Roosevelt High 57-51 for a big non-league victory. Diamond, who was on the bench for the varsity team's win during the Duane Davis ...
It usually struck children, though Franklin Delano Roosevelt was 39 years old when he was infected -- and it cost him the use of his legs. It didn't slow his career, and one of the few concessions FDR made to his condition was publicly championing research efforts into polio and other childhood illnesses.
Yet, FDR's legendary charm began wearing thin in 1934. By 1935, things were sliding into open warfare. He repeatedly griped about what he called "poisonous propaganda." In the president's mind, any reporter who wasn't strongly for him was against him. Asking tough questions about his New Deal ...
... Dallek's new biography of Franklin D Roosevelt might have simply been a very good book. Given Trump, it feels like an essential one. Dallek, who has previously written biographies of John F Kennedy and Lyndon B Johnson, here captures a full life in a single volume with brisk prose. We see FDR's rise, ...
In this 1938 photo, President Franklin D. Roosevelt works on a speech in the office of his estate in Hyde Park, New York. Also on hand are, ... Each Christmas Eve in the 1930s and 1940s, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would deliver a radio address to the people of the United States. For the 32nd ...
Left: The elevator-disguised-as-a-smokestack monument to FDR. gapcohen (Atlas Obscura User) Right: The USS Potomac, 1939. One of those smokestacks is fooling you. ... Submit. From 1906 until 1977, all U.S. presidents had an official yacht. For Franklin D. Roosevelt, that seafaring vessel was the USS Potomac.
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented fourth term in 1944, the world was in chaos. The war was raging, rations were a way of life, factories were desperate for workers. Roosevelt's steadying ways reassured the American people who did not want to change leadership during such ...
Since 1960, the number of presidential biographies has mushroomed: more than 2,200 of Abraham Lincoln, almost 1,200 of John F. Kennedy, 800 of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Of them all, it is perhaps ... There are many strengths to "Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life." Dallek fully incorporates into his ...
Adequate single-volume biographies about FDR abound. But none are as heroically objective and wide-angled as this fine Dallek effort. The anchor of this book, however, is the White House years. While thoroughly admiring of Roosevelt's savvy World War II commander in chief decisions such as in French ...
13 in a program presented by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. ... George S. Patton, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as well as rich and colorful personalities like Josephine Baker; the womanizing Duff Cooper, Churchill's close ...
Nominally, the telegrams concerned Hoover's efforts to gain F.D.R.'s help in assembling a delegation to negotiate with European countries about their war ... But they also exposed, as the Times put it, a "clash of methods," and what the late historian Frank Freidel, in his 1973 book "Franklin D. Roosevelt: ...

Beginning in 1932, you began to see a mass defection of black voters to the Democratic party, driven by the Great Depression and the inertia of the Herbert Hoover administration that preceded the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. When black workers started flooding into the Democratic Party in ...
His latest book is Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life (Viking, 2017). He lives in Washington, D.C. The interview, which was conducted by telephone, has been lightly edited. You have written about FDR's presidency on many occasions prior to this book. What was the main inspiration for writing this new ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- A man selling shoes in a South Philadelphia park Sunday morning is fighting for his life, after being shot during an attempted robbery. Authorities are now searching for the gunmen. Philadelphia police say a 36-year-old man, who was selling sneakers in FDR Park near the tennis ...
The 34-year-old victim was rushed from the scene with gunshot wounds to the face, chest, and hand. Detectives said they believe the man was selling sneakers in the parking lot when a pair of suspects tried to rob him. The victim's name was not released. Officials said he was in critical condition at ...
HYDE PARK - A 17-year-old Franklin D. Roosevelt high school student was arrested Wednesday after threatening on social media to shoot students at the high school, according to Hyde Park town police. Elijha Bonet, of Hyde Park, was charged with making a terroristic threat, a felony, police said.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, first elected in 1932 and serving until his death in 1945, brought the American presidency to the stage of world leadership, ... Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin" and "Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt," were finalists for the ...
Left: The elevator-disguised-as-a-smokestack monument to FDR. gapcohen (Atlas Obscura User) Right: The USS Potomac, 1939. One of those smokestacks is fooling ... From 1906 until 1977, all U.S. presidents had an official yacht. For Franklin D. Roosevelt, that seafaring vessel was the USS Potomac.
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt won an unprecedented fourth term in 1944, the world was in chaos. The war was raging, rations were a way of life, factories were desperate for workers. Roosevelt's steadying ways reassured the American people who did not want to change leadership during such ...
BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn -- students and staff have returned to a Brooklyn high school after they were evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, city officials said. police confirm that a threat was made against FDR High school in Borough Park, located at 5800 20th Ave. The school ...
When cheerleading was "born" on November 2, 1898, it looked a lot different than it does today. There were no tiny outfits, no wild stunts and--surprise!--no women. University of Minnesota student Johnny Campbell rallied a football crowd with the ad-libbed cheer, "Rah, Rah, Rah! Ski-u-mah, Hoo-Rah!
Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at ...
In his book, Woolner shows how FDR, a man of 63 in a precarious state of health, coped with the day-to-day demands of office during one of the most critical periods in American history. His reduced capacity for work meant that he had to set strict personal and public priorities, and the decisions he made ...
Surely the end was nigh. Up and down the Great Plains, from the Texas panhandle to the Dakota prairies, dust stripped the paint from their barns, the wheat from their fields, the money -- what pitiful amount was left -- from their pockets. "Today is just common hell, death and destruction to every growing ...
Adequate single-volume biographies about FDR abound. But none are as heroically objective and wide-angled as this fine Dallek effort. The anchor of this book, however, is the White House years. While thoroughly admiring of Roosevelt's savvy World War II commander in chief decisions such as in French ...
Host John Dickerson highlights passages from CBS's presidential reading list to explore how presidents of the past withheld the whole truth from the American people. Whistlestop is Slate's podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each installment will revisit ...
... war II at an upcoming event at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park. ... 28, according to the FDR Library.
She writes that Eleanor's handshake was "sincere," while FDR's was "FINE." She highlights their ambition, ability to multi-task and capacity to ...
He joins us to talk about his newest volume, "Franklin D. Roosevelt: A ... review: "[Dallek] believes that FDR was a born politician of ferocious ...
Spanning the decade between 1933 and 1943, the New Deal was conceived by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and put into action by a series ...
HYDE PARK, N.Y. >> The Hudson River Watershed Alliance will have its annual Watershed Conference Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Henry A.
The man universally known as FDR was both the most revered and the most reviled ... A clear-eyed view of FDR's personal and political skills.
The joint chiefs were overruled by President Franklin D Roosevelt, who was concerned about the domestic political implications of delaying an ...
... Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt tempts biographers to hero-worship. ... Reductions this handy make it easy to understand why FDR books continue ... The opening of Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life, the latest book ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt, right center, and Boston Mayor James M. Curley, are ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt was greeted by cheering throngs and ...
Scores and key: 1. New Paltz (NP) 40 points; 2. F.D. Roosevelt (FDR) 49; 3. Red Hook (RH) 83; 4. Onteora (O) 87; 5. Rondout Valley (RV) 116; ...
Although Donald Trump's Republican party controls both houses of Congress, the centerpiece of his legislative program, the repeal of the ...
So it's not surprising that her most recent book, The Simple Faith of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, delves into one of the most-written-about figures ...
"Let a million [FDR's] come forth this all hallows, to terrify these small, ... Let a million Franklin Delano Roosevelt's come forth this All Hallows, ...
F.D.R.: Man of faith? ... and deeply influential beliefs in The Simple Faith of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: religion's Role in the FDR Presidency.
After President Donald Trump mused on twitter on Wednesday that it might be appropriate to challenge NBC's broadcast license as ...
ALBANY -- The car used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his time as New York governor got its turn in the reality television spotlight last ...
Crowds crammed into Crown Street Square 81 years ago this month to hear President Franklin D. Roosevelt speak while campaigning for his ...
take down FDR memorials; Apartments taking over in Bedford; ... remove any statues or monuments to former President Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...


 

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