Eleanor and Franklin were cousins, but how closely related were they, and how were they related to President Theodore Roosevelt? Check out this family tree to find out.
The prominence of the Roosevelt family in American history is legendary. The family's legacy claims two of America's best-loved presidents as well as one of the most influential first ladies. From the first 17th-century merchants who established their family's fortune to Eleanor Roosevelt's vehement activity in public affairs in the 1960s, the family's influence on American politics, society, and culture spans the centuries. The web of characters in this fascinating American family is revealed here.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.