History In The Headlines

Category: Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Franklin Roosevelt’s Personal Polio Crusade, 75 Years Ago

On the 75th anniversary of its creation, take a look back at the history of the March of Dimes.

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10 Things You May Not Know About the Roosevelts

From Franklin’s brushes with death to Eleanor’s midnight ride with Amelia Earhart, here are 10 things you may not know about this presidential pair.

Campaign Slogans

10 Winning Presidential Campaign Slogans

As Americans vote for their next president, explore 10 memorable campaign slogans that have propelled candidates to the White House.

Political Conventions

5 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Political Conventions

From surprise candidates to delegate fistfights, here are five things you may not know about the history of nominating conventions.

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Five Presidents’ Rocky Roads to the White House

This Presidents’ Day, check out the obstacles that five of our commanders-in-chief overcame on their way to the Oval Office.

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All the Presidents’ Birthdays

In honor of Presidents’ Day, here’s a look at some unusual ways the commanders-in-chief have spent their special day.

Notorious Mothers-in-Law

Notorious Mothers-in-Law Throughout History

For Mother-in-Law Day on Sunday, appreciate your mother-in-law even more than usual by reading these tales.

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Memo from 1944 Warned FDR Would Likely Die in Office

In July 1944, nine months before Franklin Roosevelt’s death, a doctor who had recently examined him wrote a memo warning that the president could not survive a fourth term in office.