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Life Appears on Newsstands

On this day in 1936, with the depression turning the corner, the first-ever issue of publisher Henry Luce’s “Life” appears on newsstands. Luce and original…

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FDR-Using Government to Build and Protect

On this day in 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law. Flanked by ranking members of Congress, the 32nd President…

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FDR – the President the People Clung to Until his last Breath

On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedented third term….

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The Fireside Chats

On this day in 1933, newly-minted President Franklin Roosevelt delivers the first of many “fireside chats.” These addresses broadcast to a nation savaged by economic…

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The GOP: A One Hundred Year Record Of Swindling The American People

In 1921 — eight years before the great depression — Republicans took over the helm of this nation for 12 years. During that time there…

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