Eighty years ago, the Atlantic Charter set out the terms for the decolonisation of French North Africa.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Was the US president ‘dealing with the devil’ in his relationships with segregationist politicians or was his ‘the art of the possible’?
David K. Niles worked in the shadows of US presidents. He also helped save their administrations.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s genius inspired hope during the Great Depression and played a crucial role in the Second World War.
A photograph taken during the Great Depression prompts Roger Hudson to re-evaluate Roosevelt’s New Deal.
Dan Plesch describes how President Roosevelt’s introduction of a global day of solidarity in June 1942 successfully promoted the ideals of the United Nations and his Four Freedoms, boosting morale in the worldwide fight against fascism.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt – widely regarded as one of the greatest of all American presidents – began his first term in office on 4 March, 1933.
Paul Dukes assesses the roles of the major statesmen from Britain, the USA and the USSR during the Second World War and the onset of the Cold War.
David Nicholas suggests that America’s involvement in northern Europe was unwittingly shaped by a British War Office official, against the wishes of the President.
Richard Cavendish marks the anniversary of the union of two branches of the Roosevelts, on March 17th, 1905