Who Leaked America's Secret War Plans Into Hitler's Hands?
With the United States caught up in an undeclared shooting war with Germany in late 1941 and President Franklin D. Roosevelt battling isolationists to deliver more support to the British and the Soviets in their desperate fight against Hitler's forces ...
FDR curbs Prohibition, March 22, 1933
On this day in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt, having only weeks earlier been inaugurated in the throes of the Great Depression as the nation's 32nd president, ...
FDR memorial not wheelchair-friendly: lawsuit
(CNN) If Franklin D. Roosevelt were alive today, the former President would have trouble accessing a New York memorial built to honor him, a lawsuit says.
Park Honoring Franklin Roosevelt Excludes Disabled People, Suit Says
New York Times
Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times. A New York park honoring President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who used a wheelchair for years, is not fully accessible to disabled people, according to a class-action suit filed against the state and the conservancy ...
David Shribman: The price of power is division
But the Republicans have had many schisms that prompted deep anxieties — in 1940, when they nominated a politically untested business executive, Wendell Willkie; in 1952, when the party split between supporters of Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio and Gen.
You're Fired — Democracy, Dystopia and the Cult of the CEO
Square-jawed private equity guy Mitt Romney was the warm-up, both Presidents Bush campaigned on their entrepreneurial backgrounds, and you can find other precedents going back as far as Herbert Hoover and Wendell Willkie. Carly Fiorina (HP), Meg ...
IN MY VIEW: Lending a hand
Green Valley News
Following his victory, President Roosevelt reached out to Mr. Willkie in what would now be an incomprehensible way in this era of “scorched predecessor” policy: He entrusted Mr. Willkie with a key wartime assignment by sending him on a world fact ...
History's Headlines: A First Lady Pays A Call On The Lehigh Valley
As Tamblyn was to tell the story many years later, Miller, who he had known since high school, boldly told Roosevelt that in 1940 he had been the chairman of the local campaign committee that supported Wendell Willkie, her husband's Republican ...