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Number of times Hillary Clinton has topped Gallup’s poll of the year’s most admired women; Clinton, who took the top spot yet again this year, has bested Eleanor...

The Relentless Mrs. Roosevelt

When Eleanor Roosevelt learned that her husband was going to run for President in 1932, she fell into a deep depression. "I knew what traditionally would lie...

A Brief History Of: White House Renovation

Every first family puts its stamp on the White House. The Obamas' new kitchen garden echoes the victory garden planted by Eleanor Roosevelt during WW II. F.D.R...

Time Traveler

Iguazu Falls, as Eleanor Roosevelt famously observed, "make the Niagara look like a kitchen faucet." This may be an exaggeration but not by much—after all, the...

Waterworld

Iguazu Falls, as Eleanor Roosevelt famously observed, "make the Niagara look like a kitchen faucet." This may be an exaggeration but not by much—after all, the...

ROOSEVELT: WHERE'S HIS WHEELCHAIR?

The enduring magic of Franklin Roosevelt was so strong that one day in the White House Lyndon Johnson stopped by an F.D.R. bust and cradled the bronze chin in...

Eleanor Roosevelt

When Eleanor Roosevelt journeyed to New York City a week after her husband's funeral in April 1945, a cluster of reporters were waiting at the door of her...

Books: Angel on F.D.R.'s Shoulder

In a vintage animated cartoon, a little kitty cat falls into an icy well, and Pluto debates with himself whether to save her. A tiny red Pluto with horns and...

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