Fierce response call to end federal unions and would gut the landmark National Labor Relations Act - adopted in 1935 and signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the height of the Great Depression."I've never seen anything like this," said Ann Hodges, a professor at the University...
Nation and World
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...capture the Davis Cup.1959 - Bye Bye Byrd sets a world record for the mile pace on a half-mile track in 1:57 4-5 at Roosevelt Raceway.1976 - The Toronto Metros win the NASL championship with a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Kicks.1989 - Eighteen-year-old...
Today In Sports History for August 30 the inaugural Arlington Million at Arlington Park.1986 - Dawn Patrol and Falcon Bret record the fastest dead heat at Roosevelt Raceway at 1:58.1.1987 - Ben Johnson of Canada sets the world record in the 100 meters bettering Calvin Smith's 4-year-old...
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...Harding visited Juneau on the first presidential trip to Alaska, bringing future president Herbert Hoover with him. Franklin Roosevelt stopped in during WWII, then found the fishing better off Juneau than any other place he visited in Alaska. Even Richard...
Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...retirement is becoming harder and harder, and Social Security is becoming even more important."President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on Aug. 14, 1935. Here are things to know about the federal government's largest program...
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Lion hunting doesn't make you a sadist

...are not mutually exclusive. Some of the greatest environmentalists were avid trophy hunters, including President Theodore Roosevelt and ornithologist John Audubon. On animal rights, philosopher Jeremy Bentham says that the question is not 'can they reason...
Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

...WASHINGTON - It's too bad that Theodore Roosevelt is not alive today to witness the grotesque...conservationist and environmentalist Roosevelt would be comforted that he eventually...on environmental principle like Teddy Roosevelt's Bull Moose. Wayne Madsen is a contributing...
Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...meanwhile, has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American ships prepared...over Aden for weeks.The announcement that the USS Theodore Roosevelt is heading for the region comes amid reports that a convoy...
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'Laughter, entertainment and education'

...Magid said the original events reflected a core American value of making knowledge accessible to everyone, leading Teddy Roosevelt to call them "the most American thing in America" at that time. Magid's group retains that original focus, he said...
What's happening this week

...Performing in tents across the country, Chautauquas were once called "the most American thing in America" by President Theodore Roosevelt. Friends of Admiralty Wildlife Cruise, 8:30 a.m.? 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, Allen Marine. Sitka whale...


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