The Way We Were: Public feared polio

...response to raise money to fund efforts to stop its crippling affects.Polio seemed to touch almost everyone from Franklin Roosevelt, the president of the United States, to classrooms of the 1940s and '50s that invariably featured a fellow pupil...

Franklin Roosevelt Whaley (AIKEN, S.C.)

AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Franklin Roosevelt Whaley, 76, of Laurens Street North, Aiken, SC, entered into rest June 2, 2009. Mr. Whaley requested to be cremated with...

Liberals helped more

...just doesn't get there. Let's take a look at a few liberal policies the Democrats have put forth.President Franklin Roosevelt enacted Social Security, and today many seniors would be in serious trouble without it. He created the Tennessee...

Pioneer who helped integrate Marines recognized

...Stewart and his colleagues were the first blacks to enlist in the Marines after an executive order by President Franklin Roosevelt.Unlike their white counterparts who trained at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C., or...

Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...knew politics. Mercer University law professor James. Fleissner recounted the 1938 clash between the senator and Franklin Roosevelt at a political event in Barnesville, Ga. The president, then pushing the edges of his political power, came...

Mr. Joe Franklin (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.)

...Survivors are two children, Donetta Franklin and Andre Franklin; a sister, Juanita Jenkins; three brothers, Edward Franklin, Roosevelt Franklin and Dr. James A. Franklin. Services are Friday at 1 p.m., at Walker Funeral Home. Interment will...

How well do you know Augusta's past?

...teacher Dr. Paul Eve ... but then failed to show up?A. William H. TaftB. Calvin CoolidgeC. Herbert HooverD. Franklin Roosevelt 2. November is the month for elections. What Augustan holds the record for running for office the most times...

The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...Roosevelt means "rose field" in Dutch, and is pronounced rose-velt), and he was Eleanor Roosevelt's uncle and Franklin Roosevelt's distant cousin. A sickly child, Teddy became fit using a gym on a terrace off his bedroom here. Museum artifacts...

Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show in Georgia

...Mountain Trail. For a touch of history, drive to Dowdell's Knob to see a life-sized bronze sculpture of President Franklin Roosevelt and great views of the forested valley. Georgia Highway 190 is a pretty driving route. FORT MOUNTAINLOCATION...

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

...President Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor. The...Deal politics championed by Franklin Roosevelt to alleviate the suffering...Roosevelt and a distant relation to Franklin Roosevelt.All three of the Roosevelts...