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Roosevelt,

uninc. residential town (1990 pop. 15,030), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island. A large retail business exists in Roosevelt, and the town has become the county's busiest economic area.

Roosevelt,

river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, NW Brazil. It was called the Rio da Dúvida [River of Doubt] until it was explored by Theodore Roosevelt in 1913. Renamed in his honor, it is occasionally called Rio Teodoro.

Roosevelt

1. (Anna) Eleanor. 1884--1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945--52)
2. her husband, Franklin Delano , known as FDR. 1882--1945, 32nd president of the US (1933--45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
3. Theodore. 1858--1919, 26th president of the US (1901--09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war
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Shezra Mansab Ali Khan Kharal, expressed its reservations over reports that the PIA management was leasing out the profitable Roosevelt Hotel in New York for 30-40 years.
Roger Daniels stages the story as a mystery, asking how Roosevelt "managed to achieve liberal results in peace and war in a nation whose people were far from liberal and with a Congress that was increasingly conservative" (xiii).
On December 6, 1938, the lawyer and civil rights activist Pauli Murray wrote to Franklin Roosevelt seeking to draw the second-term president's attention to the widespread discrimination faced by African Americans.
United Roosevelt Savings Bank and Wawel Bank (OTC: WAWL) have jointly said that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which United Roosevelt will acquire Wawel Bank in an all-cash transaction valued at nearly USD4.
United Roosevelt Savings Bank and Wawel Bank (OTCPink:WAWL) jointly revealed on Tuesday that they have signed a definitive agreement and plan of merger in an all-cash transaction valued at about USD4.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, Wawel Bank will merge into United Roosevelt, with United Roosevelt the surviving entity, to be followed by the merger of Wawel MHC, which owns 60.
FEU, which is led by the Montinola family, would be able to initially acquire 80 percent of the issued stocks of Roosevelt, worth P808 million, and it has an option to raise the stake to the targeted 99.
Such education comes courtesy of Geoffrey Cowan in Let the People Rule, an entertaining account of how Roosevelt and his minions created and benefited from 13 primaries in the run-up to the 1912 presidential election--an election in which Woodrow Wilson ultimately prevailed over incumbent William Howard Taft and a back-from-retirement Roosevelt.
Marshall Foundation's archives researching General Marshall's involvement in the First World War, this reviewer had the pleasure of opening the first folder of the first box and seeing that the very first document was a 1917 letter from former President Theodore Roosevelt to a then-Captain Marshall, releasing him of his commitment to join a new volunteer unit that the former had hoped would be among the first American divisions sent to France.
But the district has only one school named for Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, which opened in 1925.
Cairo was filled with Nazi spies, and a word overheard by any one of them could endanger both Roosevelt and the Allied war effort.
THE BULLY PULPIT: THEODORE ROOSEVELT, WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF JOURNALISM