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Topic - Eleanor Roosevelt
In 1921, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was 39 years of age.
Eleanor Roosevelt kept the top spot in a new survey that ranks American first ladies — her fifth No. 1 ranking over the last 32 years — while Michelle Obama edged out Hillary Clinton to come in fifth.
A survey of academics has found that Eleanor Roosevelt was the nation's best first lady. Michelle Obama ranks fifth.
Tennessee Valley Authority leaders, Tupelo officials and the community on Friday will celebrate 80 years to the day of TVA electricity flowing into Tupelo - the first contract city in the seven-state region of the nation's largest publicly owned utility.
She was a wife, mother of eight, grandmother and great-grandmother.
This strategy of spectacle and grandeur could be premature, or even unlucky, in the fickle political arena: President Obama will journey to Boston on Wednesday with plans to talk about the Affordable Care Act in none other than Faneuil Hall — the same historic spot where then-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney signed his state's health care law in 2006.
Fifty years ago, America was trying to figure out how to balance women's roles, for both the sake of the nation and families. President Kennedy created a commission to study the issue. What's changed for women and families in that half century?
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker's far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV's groundbreaking 1970s comedy "All in the Family," has died. She was 90.
No other figure in American history has been subjected to such intense yet incomplete scrutiny as Franklin Delano Roosevelt; certainly none of the Founding Fathers, not even Abraham Lincoln. The closest anyone has come to an all-encompassing complete portrait was Kenneth S. Davis, who won prizes 50 years go for his five-volume biography that covered FDR's life only up until 1943.
Not even Vice President Joe Biden, the barker of bonhomie who sees something good in just about any headline, can put a gloss on Friday's news: The economy created a net of only 88,000 jobs in March, not the 200,000 or so expected. Unemployment is "down" to 7.6 percent, but only because so many jobseekers have abandoned hope in the face of daunting odds.
Mark Farkas is used to his teenage daughters showing little interest in his work. After all, he is a producer at terminally unhip C-SPAN.
From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, C-SPAN is taking a look at first ladies.
John Lithgow, Jon Voight and Bill Murray are just a few of the stars who have brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in television and the movies.
Dorothy Carter, a former stage actress who starred in the adaptation of the groundbreaking novel "Strange Fruit" on Broadway and later became an educator and a children's book author, has died after battling bladder cancer. She was 94.
"I can watch totally objectively," she said.
she told the Archive of American Television that enough time had passed.