The Roosevelts

President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT005656" title="Franklin Delano Roosevelt" href="/topic/politics/franklin-delano-roosevelt-PEPLT005656.topic">Franklin D. Roosevelt</a> and first lady <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001717" title="Eleanor Roosevelt" href="/topic/arts-culture/eleanor-roosevelt-PEHST001717.topic">Eleanor Roosevelt</a>, thoroughly drenched by the downpour of rain, arrive at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL000110" title="White House" href="/topic/politics/government/executive-branch/white-house-PLCUL000110.topic">White House</a> after returning from the inauguration ceremony at the Capitol. President Roosevelt had been induced to ride to the ceremony in a closed car but insisted on riding in an open car so that the thousands who braved the rain might see him. January 20, 1937.

( Associated Press file photo / January 14, 2009 )

President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, thoroughly drenched by the downpour of rain, arrive at the White House after returning from the inauguration ceremony at the Capitol. President Roosevelt had been induced to ride to the ceremony in a closed car but insisted on riding in an open car so that the thousands who braved the rain might see him. January 20, 1937.

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