en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paralytic_illness_of_Franklin_D._Roosevelt

The paralytic illness of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945) began in 1921 when the future President of the United States was 39 years old. His main symptoms ...

www.washingtoncitypaper.com/columns/straight-dope/article/20831057/did-americans-really-not-know-about-fdrs-disability

Aug 17, 2016 ... One thing I've heard over and over again is that FDR concealed his dependence on a wheelchair, and the American public was unaware that ...

archive.wilsonquarterly.com/essays/fdrs-hidden-handicap

During his 12 years in the White House, Franklin D. Roosevelt was hardly ever ... When Life published a photo of him in a wheelchair in 1937, presidential press ... his handicap as much to avoid pity as stigma did not seem to occur to them.

ideas.time.com/2013/07/12/the-myth-of-fdrs-secret-disability

Jul 12, 2013 ... The press sometimes described his condition in great detail, and ... The recently discovered film clip of President Franklin D. Roosevelt being pushed in a wheelchair, ... between FDR and the press corps to hide the extent of his disability, ... McCormick—did not support FDR politically and had no interest in ...

www.passporthealthusa.com/2017/08/did-the-press-help-fdr-hide-his-paralysis

Aug 23, 2017 ... While wheelchair-bound pictures of the president are scarce, his disability did come up in writing. From Time magazine to the New Yorker, ...

www.fdrlibrary.org/polio

Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States. ..... His wheelchair did not call a lot of attention since it was made out of something people ...

www.history.com/news/franklin-roosevelt-walking-new-rare-film

Jun 27, 2018 ... ... in a show of extreme effort that he went to great lengths to hide from ... After Roosevelt resumed his political career, winning the ... Strict White House rules prevented people from taking pictures of or filming him either in his wheelchair ... else's arm—a struggle he also did not want to be preserved on film.

www.quora.com/Why-did-they-hide-Franklin-Roosevelts-polio

It was Franklin Roosevelt's ongoing, below-the waist paralysis that was ... and effective chief executive could have been trapped in a wheelchair. ... If FDR didn't want the public to know of his polio, how did he move about?

www.thevintagenews.com/2016/05/09/earliest-known-footage-franklin-d-roosevelt-wheelchair

May 9, 2016 ... Franklin D. Roosevelt: The struggle to hide a polio paralysis from public view ... FDR in his wheelchair with a group assembling on the terrace of Springwood ... So did this elaborate secrecy surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt's ...