Monthly Archives: January 2016

  1. “He’s a Delano, Not a Roosevelt”

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    January 30, 2016 by Lorene

    It seems that many of the men in FDR’s family were not all that ambitious. They married wealthy women from …
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  2. Hoover Briefly Met Hitler

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    FDR beat Hoover in the 1932 election and was inaugurated in 1932. In 1938, Hoover visited Europe, “Where he briefly …
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  3. Hoover’s accomplishments as Commerce Secretary

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    Hoover was appointed by Harding to the position of Commerce Secretary. After Harding’s death, he stayed in the position in …
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  4. Herbert and Lou Hoover – Librarians?

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    The Hoovers lived in ┬áLondon while Herbert was working for a mining company. One of his assignements was to catalog …
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  5. Silent Cal, Indeed

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    Not much to report on Calvin Coolidge. He was unusual in that he thought public service was about public service …
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  6. Harding’s Firsts

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    Harding was the first President to record speeches and make albums out of them. He was the first President to …
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  7. Pre-24 Hour News Cycle Part 2

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    January 10, 2016 by Lorene

    A woman from Harding’s hometown, who was quite a bit younger than him and had a major crush on him, …
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