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Rich Celebrity First Mom: Franklin Roosevelt’s Dominant Mother Sara

Everyday must have seemed like Mother’s Day to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.¬†Sara Delano Roosevelt wouldn’t have permitted it any other way. “Am I proud of being an historic mother?!” she waspishly repeated a question rudely thrown her way by reporters. “Indeed… Read More ›

First Ladies You Mightn’t Know Were Irish, from Jackie Kennedy to Dolley Madison

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so the saying goes. The leaves of presidential family trees certainly prove this, especially when the definition is widened to include those popularly known as “Scotch-Irish,” a general term which usually (but not… Read More ›

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