(FDR - taking the right-wing brickbats in stride) From April 28, 1935, his seventh Fireside Chat since taking office in 1933. FDR took the opportunity to lay out his plans for Social Security and Unemployment Insurance. The Social Security
(FDR - keeping it plain and simple) Note: This is a post from last year, but considering the current state of the budget, is more than timely. On November 29, 1935 President Roosevelt delivered an address to a crowd estimated at 100,000 in
Backstage Weekend - a birthday salute to Elvis Presley on what would have been his 76th birthday. A live concert from August 3, 1969 at The International Hotel, Las Vegas.
(FDR - HR 7260 saved a few million people and still does) [media id=17817] Lest we all forget, August 14, 1935 was the day HR 7260, The Social Sec
(Daniele Amfitheatrof - before "Lassie Come Home") [media id=17266] Sort of an addendum to a piece I wrote a few weeks ago (Paul Whiteman's playin
(Huey P. Long - coined the phrase "every man a king" - didn't work out) Continuing our survey of famous political figures of the past you may never
(FDR Lights the National Christmas Tree (photo from 1940) It's getting to be that time of year again - and you know Christmas is just around the co