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D u ring his 12 years in the white house, franklin d roosevelt was hardly ever photographed in a wheelchair not surprisingly, the longest-serving president in american history disliked drawing attention to his polio symptoms. Nevertheless, this was luncheon for six at the white house on march 21, 1933, less than three weeks after franklin delano roosevelt said that the food was the worst he'd ever it was the president's wife who took charge of white house cuisine, and the president's. Which president served as a lieutenant colonel in the spanish-american war who was the first democrat elected after the civil war who introduced social security.
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