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.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.