RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

A collection of news and information related to Franklin Delano Roosevelt published by this site and its partners.

Top Franklin Delano Roosevelt Articles

Displaying items 193-204
  • A landmark law at 40: How well is it protecting workers' retirements?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Every American who has retired with economic security - or hopes to - should know these two dates in our history: August 14, 1935, and September 2, 1974. The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...
  • This may be a good time to elect a successful person like Rauner

    Gov. Pat Quinn is currently spending money on TV ads to inform us that his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner, is a successful, wealthy man. That is very true. May I point out that Jack Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Michael Bloomberg, Mitt Romney...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Obama's difficulty pivoting on unexpected in foreign policy

    President Barack Obama's first-term foreign policy was epitomized by success in fulfilling his campaign promise to end the U.S. role in Iraq and by the stunning U.S. Special Forces killing of Osama bin Laden. Obama's second term, however, seems...
  • Politics moved Nixon, but Fla. reaped environmental benefits

    Politics moved Nixon, but Fla. reaped environmental benefits
    Yes, yes, there were the high crimes and misdemeanors, the rampant paranoia, the bigotry, the dirty tricks, the questionable mental balance, and of course that break-in. And just in case anyone is inclined to forget any of these things, there are...
  • FDR and JFK were rich

    Two of the most beloved and respected individuals to ever grace the Oval Office were also two of the wealthiest to serve as president. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy were never informed or aware that their wealth should be construed as a...
  • Quinn, Vallas, Rauner and the class war card

    Quinn, Vallas, Rauner and the class war card
    Is Republican Bruce Rauner too rich to be governor of Illinois? "Yes," said Democrat Paul Vallas, campaigning for lieutenant governor with incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn. And there it was, public affirmation of what has become the center of Quinn's...
  • Which president loved squirrel soup? New White House Visitor Center tells all

    Which president loved squirrel soup? New White House Visitor Center tells all
    The White House: Venerable home to U.S. presidents. Symbol of the nation's continuity. One of the world's most famous dwellings. But it is also a place of children, weddings and farewells; of pets, card games and TV dinners; and the occasional upset...
  • Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank

    Lehigh Valley businesses among those aided by embattled federal export bank
    — About four years ago, a Lehigh County aquarium manufacturer found itself with a dilemma — it was becoming too successful at selling its products overseas. That may not sound like a problem, but for EcoTech Marine's founders, the risk of...
  • Lawrence Wright's new book vividly recalls 1978 Camp David summit

    Lawrence Wright's new book vividly recalls 1978 Camp David summit
    There's an air of tragedy hovering over Lawrence Wright's excellent new book on the 1978 peace negotiations at Camp David, presided over by then-President Jimmy Carter. During those fateful autumn days, the world watched as three world leaders —...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Hollow Men

    This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. --T. S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men" ... Once again our secretary of state is busy observing American foreign policy rather...
  • Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96

    Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Mr. Wilson, who had been in declining health,...
  • How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?

    How come nobody talks about the 'Obama bull market'?
    It was widely noticed two weeks ago that the Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most important stock market indicator, hit a milestone by crossing 2,000 for the first time. It was somewhat less widely noticed that on that day, you would have notched a...