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?


FDR’s D-Day Prayer

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

Rare Footage Shows FDR Walking at Baseball Game

The Pennsylvania State Archives released on Thursday historical film footage of President FDR, who was paralyzed from the waist down by polio, walking to his...

Rare Video Shows FDR in Concealed Wheelchair

INDIANAPOLIS — A professor at an Indiana college says he has found film footage showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in his wheelchair,...

The Myth of FDR’s Secret Disability

The press sometimes described his condition in great detail, and LIFE even published a picture of him in a wheelchair

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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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