Eleanor Roosevelt

U.S. First lady Michelle Obama (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Scholars: Roosevelt the best first lady, Obama 5th

  NEW YORK (AP) — A survey of academics has found that Eleanor Roosevelt was the nation’s best first lady. Michelle Obama ranks fifth. The findings from the Siena College/C-SPAN poll were released Saturday. Hillary Clinton […]


Visitors tour the Georgia home known as the Little White House used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Warm Springs, Ga. Several members of the Roosevelt family toured the Georgia home Saturday used by Roosevelt as documentary filmmaker Ken Burns previewed parts of his 14-hour film on the Roosevelt's. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Filmmaker Ken Burns said Saturday that he wants to tell the story of three of the most famous Roosevelts, their strengths and failures, in an upcoming documentary on one of […]


C-Span promo for yearlong series titled, First Ladies. (Photo: C-Span Video Still)

C-SPAN begins 35-episode series on first ladies

NEW YORK (AP) — From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, C-SPAN is taking a look at first ladies.



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