President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in a happy mood as he boarded his special train for a July 1938 transcontinental trip that ended with a review of the fleet and a Pacific fishing expedition. Seeing FDR off were (from left) Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Mrs. Homer S. Cummings.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.