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Does the GI Bill even work?
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Does the GI Bill even work?

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the GI Bill in June 1944. By 1947, veterans accounted for 49% of college admissions. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Over the last 12 months, failures in the VA healthcare system have dominated reporting about the ... CNN Money, 1 week ago

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A look at the 'New Deal' around Texas

More than eight decades have passed since Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected president of the United States, but a new project is highlighting just how many places around the country have their roots in his employment programs such as the Works ...
 Houston Chronicle2 weeks ago A Vital Message For America From The 32nd President Of The United States  Daily Kos3 weeks ago The United States of Fear: From Ebullient to Eboliant  Huffington Post1 month ago Apocalypse Election: Fear and Paranoia Won on Tuesday, Though Ebola and ISIL Were Not on the Ballot  AlterNet.org2 weeks ago

2014 mid-term elections in the United States

In the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt unseated a sitting president with the campaign slogan: "Happy days are here again!" Assuming the presidency in March 1933, he lifted the spirits of the nation with the assertion: "The ...
 Noodls2 weeks ago Can this Lame Duck Fly?  Huffington Post UK2 weeks ago

From the Archives: During Great Depression bank holiday, 'Prince' issued its own currency

Following President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's declaration of a four-day nationwide bank holiday during the Great Depression, The Daily Princetonian issued its own currency in denominations of 25 cents. The currency first appeared on March 7, 1933, ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago Historian: FDR Was The Last Great President. Let's Never Have Another.  Oregon Public Broadcasting1 month ago FDR Was A Great President — But Do We Really Want Another Great President  Big News Network1 month ago Good Better Than Great, Barack Obama  Creators.com1 month ago

Taking the Columbus Out of Columbus Day

In 1934, Italian community leaders and the Knights of Columbus convinced Congress and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to declare "Columbus Day" a federal holiday. Eighty years later, many are asking, "If we'd known then what we know now, would ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Strauss: Columbus Day: How is this still a thing?  Washington Post1 month ago Answer Sheet: How is Columbus Day still a thing in US today?  Indianz1 month ago Columbus Day: How is this still a thing?  Washington Post1 month ago
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Visit Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Presidential Library and Museum

Franklin D. Roosevelt conceived the idea for the first presidential library to house all his papers and make them available to the pubic while he was president. It was one of the many trends he set throughout his four terms in office, and ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota  Gulf News1 day ago Explore the Roosevelts' New York City With Ken Burns; Tauck's New Five-Day New York City Event, Designed with Ken Burns, Features a Keynote Address and Reception with the Filmmaker  HispanicBusiness.com1 month ago Sunday Talk: This will not end well  Daily Kos2 months ago
School Library Journal

NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their ...
 Sify2 months ago Meet Teddy, FDR, and Eleanor: Great Books About the Roosevelts  School Library Journal2 months ago Roosevelt House in NYC: Little-known historic site continues legacy of FDR and Eleanor  HispanicBusiness.com2 months ago

Going beyond borders to reduce emissions

Forests are the lungs of our land," said Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Twenty years ago, the world's lungs were diseased. Brazil, the country with more tropical trees than any other, was cutting down an area of forest two-thirds the size of Belgium every year.
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
National Science Foundation

Seventy years ago today, a science policy milestone

Seventy years ago today--on Nov. 17, 1944--President Franklin Delano Roosevelt wrote a letter asking how to further scientific research post-World War II. Addressed to Vannevar Bush, head of the Office of Scientific Research and Development (ORSD), ...
 National Science Foundation4 days ago

Boarding Pass

With the natural world's beauty as a backdrop, this man recently took to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Skate Park, Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, to test his aerial aptitude. The subject of a recent book, the popular location served as the 2005 ...
 South Philly Review3 weeks ago
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