Roosevelt wrestled with Big Business, solved labor disputes, negotiated international treaties, and saved football.
The Roosevelt administration made similarly arbitrary decisions, Shlaes said, and that hurt markets in the long term.
What if it had been Roosevelt and not Harding who won in 1920?
When Roosevelt took office in 1931, he faced a banking crisis much like the one our next commander in chief will face.
In his first position in the Roosevelt administration, however, Kennedy acquitted himself ably.
"We must get rid of those lodging houses," said Mr. Roosevelt.
I thinks Mr. Roosevelt is a fine man and he do all he can for us.
I was reminded of this in reading the story President Roosevelt tells of a Colorado bear he once watched at close quarters.
"We were not always successful in these trials," says Mr. Roosevelt.
Roosevelt bettered the advice by asking to have the Postmaster General called before the committee at the same time as himself.
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.