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Presidents, First Ladies & February’s Princess: Alice Roosevelt Longworth’s Century of Chief Executive Friends

This time of year was always one of milestones for the woman dubbed by the press as the nation’s first “Princess,” Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the eldest child of President Theodore Roosevelt, the wife of Speaker of the House Nicholas Longworth,… Read More ›

After Terror Attack, First Lady Fortifies Fearful Nation: Mrs. Roosevelt’s Pearl Harbor Day Address

Terrorism. Refugees. Homeland protection. Fascism. Wartime preparation. Words from the White House. Two days ago, Sunday, December 6, 2015, President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the burgeoning war on terrorism, following a deadly attack in California. Seventy-three years ago… Read More ›

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 ›

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