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Franklin Delano Roosevelt at 18, 1900. Not only was he responsible for Social Security and leading America through the Great Depression and WWII, he was a stone cold fox.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt at Harvard in 1903. Not only was the man absolutely attractive, he was bright, friendly, funny, and utterly unpretentious. He liked collecting stamps, and figurines of pigs, and he fed the King and Queen of England hot dogs at a backyard cookout.

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The 25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She increased her public presence by participating in radio broadcasts, authoring a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and holding weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news. Along the way, she…

Margaret Bourke-White was a woman of many firsts. She was hired as the first female photojournalist for Life magazine in 1935. She was also the first female war correspondent and the first allowed to work in combat zones during WWII, documenting the atrocities of the death camps. She made history with the publication of her haunting photos of the Depression and wrote six books about her international travels.

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From Martha to Michelle: The changing faces (and fashions) of America's 43 First Ladies

America's First Ladies: Eleanor Roosevelt: A renowned advocate for civil rights, after her husband Franklin's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activis