The Squire of Hyde Park

Of the squire of Hyde Park who wants to be President there are abroad in the land two strong and conflicting views.... Is he bold and courageous and independent or is he just an honest politician whom Fate has tossed to the top? Has he the capacity to govern? Does his mind generate large ideas of political reformation or does he just utter lofty platitudes?

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What it Will Take to End Polio

Franklin Roosevelt never knew the Pakistani babies battling polio today, but he knew their pain. The world is fighting to end that suffering forever

FDR’s Polio: The Steel in His Soul

Disease can break a lot of people. As a new film by Ken Burns and an exclusive video clip show, it helped make Franklin Roosevelt

FDR’s D-Day Prayer

Listen to the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt used to mark Operation Overlord on June 6, 1944

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Interactive Panorama: Obama’s Inauguration 2013

With officials expecting up to 800,000 people to pack the National Mall on Monday, TIME brings you to the heart of President Obama’s inauguration with an...

The Legacy of F.D.R.

Franklin D. Roosevelt led the U.S. through a depression and a world war. By the time he died, the nation was profoundly changed — and we owe much of the change...

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