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...

Change voters' mind-set

...Concentrate more on education, vocational training, apprenticeship and public project camps such as in the 1930s under Franklin D. Roosevelt.We know public education largely has been a failure, and that private initiatives and competition brings out...

ISIS fear exaggerated

...serpents' nest and give his enemies cause for howling for doing so.Please don't forget the famous line of Franklin D. Roosevelt in his address in March 1933: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."Zia RehmanAugusta

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rants & Raves

...wants to swat every Air Force plane from the sky, He can. Our leaders had better wake up. IN 1943, PRESIDENT Franklin D. Roosevelt started withholding money from people's paychecks, a sign that the IRS didn't trust Americans while insisting...

3 veterans left in Augusta who survived Pearl Harbor

...Quentin Shivers' thoughts on Dec. 7 were focused on his survival of the date in American history that President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed would "live in infamy."But today, on the 72nd anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor...

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

...reunion last weekend of the extended Roosevelt family at the former polio clinic in rural Georgia that President Franklin D. Roosevelt purchased after coming to seek a cure for his crippled legs.Roosevelt built a home here known as the Little...