Roosevelt

Definitions

  • Anti-Semitic anti-Roosevelt handbill issued by the American White Guard in California
    Anti-Semitic anti-Roosevelt handbill issued by the American White Guard in California
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Roosevelt 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration "Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)"
    • n Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    • n Roosevelt wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    • ***

Quotations

  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare%20Boothe%20Luce
    “No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]”
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.”
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.”
  • Ralph McGill
    Ralph McGill
    “She [Eleanor Roosevelt] got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them.”
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon%20B.%20Johnson
    “I am going to build the kind of nation that President Roosevelt hoped for, President Truman worked for, and President Kennedy died for.”

Usage

In literature:

But of Mr. Roosevelt himself something may be said.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
Jameson and Rudyard Kipling happened to be together when the news of Roosevelt's coup in Panama was published.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
To discuss Mr. ROOSEVELT he was unwilling.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, August 5th, 1914" by Various
In common, too, with Morgan, Roosevelt, and others of the same type, Frohman had an extraordinary quality of unconscious hypnotism.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
I served under Colonel Roosevelt in the Cuban War, and after my term was out, naturally drifted back.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
And new copper deposits are as rare and few and far between as Lincolns and Roosevelts in politics or Grants and Lees in war.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Roosevelt or his candidate could be defeated in 1908 only by Democratic harmony.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
But it must be admitted that no such reception was accorded to Mr. Roosevelt's other policy, to which our attention must now be turned.
"The Rural Life Problem of the United States" by Horace Curzon Plunkett
They were made by Hilborne L. Roosevelt, of this city.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 488, May 9, 1885" by Various
The attitude of these early settlers is described with sympathetic accuracy by Theodore Roosevelt.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
***

In poetry:

If only Mr. Roosevelt
Knew how officers in the blues felt,
He wouldn’t be so rife
With his Strenuous Life.
"Clerihew – Roosevelt" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

In news:

A New Deal is a New Deal, say big-bucks donors upset that their family won't be honored at the new FDR memorial on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island.
Israel Boycott Comes to Roosevelt Island As BDS Movement Targets Tech Campus.
Roosevelt's dog Fala , listening to the president's speech on the radio.
Roosevelt's dog Fala, listening to the president's speech on the radio.
Protesters in black are detained at Sara Roosevelt Park in the Lower East Side on May 1, 2012.
Roosevelt University and its "vertical campus" take a chance.
He later played an important role in the Democratic Party's nomination of Franklin Roosevelt.
CRISIS ABOUNDS, head for the Roosevelt Room.
Art was a graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt H.S.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom by Conrad Black.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt attends the dedication of the College of Medicine at Syracuse University on Sept 29, 1936.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt .
Share your memories of Franklin D Roosevelt .
The 1912 Progressive Party Convention and Roosevelt Return to Chicago Next Weekend.
***

In science:

Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica and NCTS (Taipei Office), Astronomy Mathematics Building, No. 1, Roosevelt Rd.
Characteristic polynomials of central simple algebras
***