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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Lord Tweedsmuir (John Buchan), Mackenzie King, Franklin Roosevelt and son, James Roosevelt, 1936

On this day, November 5, in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was re-elected President of the United States for an unprecedented third term.

In 1936, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first American President to pay an official visit to the Dominion of Canada. There to greet him and his son James Roosevelt were: Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King; and, a great deal of International press. Read more about this important photograph.