Editor says, what if Franklin Delano Roosevelt had divorced his wife to marry her secretary, thus ending his political career? muses Jackie Rose. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality Franklin Roosevelt took his mother's advice, which led him to become the only American president to serve four terms. However, he did not keep his promise to never see Lucy again, and she was at his side when he died in 1945. In the interim, he also had a 20-year affair with his own secretary, Missy LeHand. And, yes, Elliot really was involved in that scandal with Faye Emerson, but today he is best known as the man FDR leaned on, to hide his physical handicap. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.