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FDR

abbreviation for
(Biography) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Noun1.FDR - 32nd President of the United StatesFDR - 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)
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FDR

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The author is unabashedly partisan in that he is clearly trying to mobilize FDR and his legacy for a contemporary end.
In contrast to Lynne Olson's Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight over World War II, Susan Dunn's 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler--the Election amid the Storm, and Nicholas Wapshott's The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II, Kaiser extends his analysis beyond the domestic struggle between Roosevelt and the isolationists.
FDR works with national restaurant chains, retail food and beverage product companies, and food, and beverage wholesalers.
Here is FDR going to a stadium full of people,'' said Bob Clark, deputy director of FDR's Presidential Library and Museum.
Fullilove noted that FDR distrusted the State Department and frequently bypassed it by sending forth special envoys, such as Harry Hopkins, Averili Harriman and Wendell Wilke, to nurture relationships with our wartime allies.
FDR to McIntyre [the rest of correspondence attached in FDR archives]June 12,1942.
Several thousand of the creditor accounts that FDR resolved in the quarter were from the company's Fresh Start program, implemented just six months ago.
Author Jasper failed to mention FDR was already a full-blossomed Fabian Socialist in 1932 when he was first elected president.
A decision was initially expected that evening but deliberations were extended to yesterday after which the game's governing body accepted that Bees had submitted their case within the requisite timescale - a fact not originally accepted by FDR.
The Mall's most recent additions--the FDR Memorial, the World War II Memorial, the American Indian museum--are cumbersome, expansive, and more concerned with not offending anyone's sensibilities than with remembrance or historical accuracy.
It's hard to believe that anyone could have failed to notice throughout his long presidency that FDR was never photographed walking--or even standing--unaided, usually on the arm of an aide, or holding onto a podium or railing.
FDR maintained the Constitutional framework as he handled the bank crisis, the farm problem, and the stock market--and America began to recover.