THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Mar. 28, 1938

When young Franklin Delano Roosevelt married his fifth cousin Eleanor, on St. Patrick's Day, 1905, he was somewhat perturbed to find that her Uncle Theodore, who gave the bride away, got much more attention than the bridegroom. Year in and out, life among the Roosevelts is much the same. Last week, on the 33rd anniversary of his wedding. Franklin Roosevelt had outstripped almost everyone else in the world in the endless race for public attention, but his own family was still very much in the running.

In Los Angeles, absent from the White...

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