John Avlon explains why Ernest Hemingway and eleanor roosevelt were included.
eleanor roosevelt was less sanguine, urging her friend to “set the record straight.”
It took an unprecedented convention speech by the immensely popular eleanor roosevelt to stop the bitter tide running against him.
the family in America originally bore the name Van Roosevelt, "of the field of roses," descriptive of their estates in Holland. Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt, born August 1649, emigrated to New Amsterdam. His son (1653) and all his descendants dropped the "Van." Related: Rooseveltian.