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As is their custom on election nights, the Roosevelt family gathered at the president's Hyde Park, N.Y., home on Nov. 5, 1940, to await election returns. Shown as the president waved to townspeople who assembled outside the house are left to right: Hardy Steeholm, unsuccessful congressional candidate; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., and his wife; John Roosevelt and his wife; Mrs. Sara D. Roosevelt, the president�s mother; and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. (AP Photo)

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