Teddy or FDR?

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Can you name the US President Roosevelt—Teddy or Franklin—that is described or quoted below?

Updated Oct 8, 2012

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“Be sincere, be brief, be seated.”
His 'New Deal' program dramatically enlarged both the power and responsibility of the federal government
“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.”
Gave a 90-minute campaign speech with blood seeping into his shirt, having just been shot in the chest
First president whose mother was allowed to vote for him
Maxwell House claims its 'good to the last drop' slogan was coined by him
Will be portrayed by Bill Murray in the upcoming film 'Hyde Park on the Hudson'
Threatened to add more justices to the Supreme Court in order to gain support for his legislation
Served as both Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States
Was said to have an eidetic or photographic memory and could memorize entire books (of which he wrote over 35)
First president to travel outside of the continental United States while in office
Held the office of President longer than any other
Had one of the largest stamp collections in the world
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Sustained an injury during a boxing match while in office, leaving him blind in his left eye
First president to speak on television
Had a stuffed bear named after him, allegedly after declining to shoot a live one
Credited with having more influence on the creation and preservation of National Parks than any other president
The youngest president
Was the first to create a Presidential library
First president to name a woman to his cabinet
Only person to receive both the US Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize
Was once the planned subject of a Martin Scorsese/Leonardo Dicaprio film collaboration
Was forced to wear a dress until he was five years old
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
“Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”
Favorite poem: Rudyard Kipling's 'If'

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