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  1. Mid-term elections give voters an opportunity to learn from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... object lesson, consider the presidential election of 1932, which gave us the likes of challenger Franklin Delano Roosevelt and President Herbert Hoover. The voters got it right when they rejected incumbent Herbert Hoover and chose Roosevelt, whose ...

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  2. 8 things to know about the Staten Island Zoo, NYC's 'biggest little zoo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | SILive.com

    The Staten Island Zoo opened its doors in 1936, the year Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to his second term as U.S. president and the country was still reeling under the massive economic downturn known as The Great Depression . This educational facility "got its start when Barrett Park was acquired in 1930 after Julia Hardin , a relation of park namesake Clarence T. Barrett -- a major in the Civil War and Staten Island civic leader) -- willed property she owned to the City," according to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

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  3. Unlikely alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... slips into a character that promises something more than the usual slop offered men over 60, like Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Hyde Park on Hudson" or an architect on a World War II mission in "The Monuments Men." Murray is 64 now, or 105 in ...

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  4. Judge Hugo Lafayette BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Lafayette Black, a former Democratic senator from Alabama who was named to the Supreme Court by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1937 and became one of the most influential judges of the twentieth century. Black is remembered today as a strong supporter ...

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  5. Army to Spend $600,000 on World War I PaintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    Samuel Johnson Woolf at the beach and a Woolf portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt The US Army has received a $600,000 budget allocation for the purchase of works by Samuel Johnson Woolf , Defense News reported . The acquisition is said to comprise 23 World War I paintings by Woolf, a journalist, graphic designer, and illustrator for Collier's Weekly who was embedded with American forces in Europe during the conflict.

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  6. Bradlee the standard by which all newspaper editors are measuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the standard by which all presidents who followed were measured. Frank Sinatra was the standard by which all male crooners were measured.

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  7. Where is C. Everett Koop when We Need Him?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | American Thinker

    In his response to the Ebola crisis, President Obama appears to be channeling the spirit of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, for whom he has expressed deep admiration. Like FDR, Obama seems to be committed to the mantra, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

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  8. Chapter 5 Excerpt from Women Lead: Education and SkillsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... develop will ready women for leadership positions. A Century of Educational Success What do Franklin Delano Roosevelt, feminist Betty Friedan, birth control pill inventor Carl Djerassi, and Tim Berners-Lee, developer of the World Wide Web, have in ...

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  9. "Janet Yellen: Average Net Worth of 62 Million U.S. Households is $11,000," by Pam and Russ MartensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... Depression but does not seem to comprehend where the slack in the U.S. economy is coming from. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, running for President in 1932, had no such difficulties. In a speech at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta on May 22, 1932, in ...

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  10. 'St. Vincent': Geezer meets kid and, well, you knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... into a character that promises something more than the usual slop offered men over 60, such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Hyde Park on Hudson" or an architect on a World War II mission in "The Monuments Men." The business has always found a way ...

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  11. Crisis Communications - The Power Of PresenceRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Jane Genova

    ... we don't recall them. In crisis, presence trumps all else. In a brilliant public relations move, Franklin Delano Roosevelt made himself there through radio Fireside Chats. Yes, we remember a few phrases from those but that's about all. For that ...

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  12. The Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Could any of them win the election today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... think of several presidents who didn't change the world but, accomplished a lot during their term. Franklin Delano Roosevelt implemented the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA). This act improved working standards by eliminating unfair ...

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  13. The only thing we have to fear is ... everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    My friend, the brilliant Lisa McCoy, is exactly right when she says Franklin Delano Roosevelt would be appalled at what has happened to America since his death in 1945. It was of course FDR who famously said during his inaugural address to the nation in 1933: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

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  14. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... brought the market crashing down on their heads? Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that Franklin Delano Roosevelt - one of Goodwin's role-model presidents - had "a second rate intellect but a first rate temperament." FDR knew enough to scour the ...

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  15. Judge Hugo Lafayette BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Lafayette Black, a former Democratic senator from Alabama who was named to the Supreme Court by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1937 and became one of the most influential judges of the twentieth century. Black is remembered today as a strong supporter ...

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  16. Make My DayMY Knees are Killing MeRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... appreciate the good in all people, we can lead free, productive, laudatory lives in this country. Franklin Delano Roosevelt suggested that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Prejudice results in irrational fear. Harboring prejudice is ...

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  17. Army Completes Its Probe Into Bergdahl's Alleged Desertion, But No Results Before ElectionCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    ... Garden announcement, Obama compared his actions to those of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt: He said it doesn't matter how Bergdahl ended up with the Taliban -- "We still get an American soldier back if he's held in ...

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  18. Chart shows gradual decline in reading level of presidential speechesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Chron

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt: First fireside chat on the banking crisis, March 12, 1933 Reading grade level: 10.9 Source: Vocativ John F. Kennedy The goal of sending a man to the Moon, May 25, 1961 Reading grade level: 13.5 Source: Vocativ Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks upon signing the Civil Rights Act, July 2, 1964 Reading grade level: 8.9 Source: Vocativ Richard Nixon: Remarks on departure from the White House, Aug. 9, 1974 Reading grade level: 7.2 Source: Vocativ Ronald Reagan: Address at the Brandenburg Gate , June 12, 1987 Reading grade level: 9.6 Source: Vocativ Americans are familiar with the process: a youthful, still boyish looking president is voted into office, only to exit the White House a tired, grey-haired man eight years later.

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  19. Clinton jabs media's modern mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Politico

    ... head." (President Barack Obama has frequently been slammed for playing golf). And she pointed to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was wheelchair-bound, saying that if more people knew he "couldn't stand," he might not have been elected president - but ...

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  20. Roosevelt: Theodore and Franklin Related? And Other Odd Presidential QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | News Max

    Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt were fifth cousins, and a look back into the genealogical charts of the presidential office find numerous family connections. FDR, in fact, was related to 11 former presidents, the most of anyone on the list, according to History.com .

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