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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...