FDR signed the minimum wage law to help all workers
In his Oct. 10 letter (“Tom Corbett Is Quietly Doing a Great Job for Pennsylvania”) Mike Lisak claimed that “minimum wage is designed for students, teenagers, retired people and immigrants, not a head of a household.” That statement would come as a ...
Rosanne Cash: 'FDR saved my family'
From New York to Arkansas, the Hudson River to the Mississippi River and the Country Music Hall of Fame to the White House, the legacies of Johnny Cash and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, a Hyde Park native, will be forever linked. Cash was born Feb.
Opinion: Obama, like FDR, is a man of his times
Midway through the recent documentary from filmmaker Ken Burns about the Roosevelt political family — Teddy, Eleanor and Franklin D. — I got stuck on that question. The record is not yet settled on FDR, who was either the savior of the nation (my ...
FDR quote was from inaugural address
He "quotes" President Franklin D. Roosevelt as saying "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" was following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. In reality, FDR made this statement at his first inaugural address in 1933 ...