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The Most Important Presidential Election in History

By Paul Sparrow, Director, FDR Library There is always a lively debate when people discuss “the most important” presidential elections in American history. Abraham Lincoln’s victory in 1860 and his leadership during the Civil War, the peaceful transfer of power … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: November 1-7

November 6, 1940 “HYDE PARK, Tuesday—This is Election Day and I have been told with great firmness to get my column in early because the telegraph wires into New York City will soon be busy with election news. Of course, … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: November 1-7

November 7, 1944: FDR is re-elected for a fourth term as president. Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected for a fourth term as President. November 10, 1944 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 72-18377A.

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