Which Roosevelt

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The caption of your photograph of the 1948 meeting of the United Nations (Friends of The Scotsman, 5 December), has
several careless inaccuracies.

Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of Franklin D Roosevelt, not, as stated, Theodore Roosevelt, who was president at the beginning of the century.

By 1948, she was by then a widow, Franklin having died several years earlier, and the US President was by then Harry Truman.

Douglas Hamilton


Isle of Arran