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Paine College's rich history is a monument to pioneering racial relations

...Board of Education, the Montgomery bus boycott, and the Emmitt Till murder; and an adviser to presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman.Paine produced the chief plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case that outlawed gerrymandering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-10/paine-colleges-r
Okefenokee is an ever-changing ecological wonder

...swamp ? and one of the world's largest intact freshwater ecosystems ? led to its preservation. President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated it a national wildlife area in 1937.The origin of the Okefenokee is as fascinating and mysterious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-05-30/okefenokee-eve
Ramblin' Rhodes: Bates' ?'Me and Conway' ?is worth listen

...flying ace credited with destroying 12 enemy aircraft.It would take 22 years, however, before U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 22, 1944, signed the Servicemen's Readjustment Act providing veterans of World War II with funds for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-11/ramblin-rhodes-bates-
You Remembered: Polio

...many summers as a patient at the Warm Springs Foundation in Warm Springs, Ga., an institute established by Franklin D. Roosevelt and dedicated to research, treatment and rehabilitation of those affected by the polio virus.It was FDR who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/you-remembered-polio
Franklin Roosevelt

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt entered into rest Saturday, June 6, 2015 a his residence. Funeral services will be conducted (today) Saturday, June 13...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175070894
Gifted and giving

...in her films that invariably melted the coldest of hearts.An American Film Institute history quoted President Franklin D. Roosevelt about how, in 1935, "for just 15 cents, an American can go to a movie and look at the smiling face of a baby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-11/gifted-and-giving
Gifts for TV lovers

...Burns' magnificent triple profile spans a century from Theodore Roosevelt's birth in 1858 through the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt to the death of his widow, Eleanor, in 1962. (PBS Distribution; DVD, $99.99; Blu-ray, $129.99...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/gifts-tv-lovers
GRU had 'productive year,' Azziz says

...university took over management of the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, once owned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and last year signed a 15-year partnership with Royal Phillips to be its technology provider."We partner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-had-productive-year-azzi
Child star Shirley Temple dies at 85

...dolls was launched that are now highly sought-after collectables. Her immense popularity prompted President Franklin D. Roosevelt to say that "as long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right." "When the spirit of the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-11/child-star-shirley-temple-di
Don't shrink our military

...secretary of defense wants to downsize our military to pre-World-War-II strength. That really worked well for Franklin D. Roosevelt on Dec. 7, 1941. I am assuming President Obama is working on a "day that will live in infamy" speech. What...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-02/dont-shrink-our-military