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Could Franklin D. Roosevelt have committed suicide?

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My mother always claimed that she was shopping in Bloomingdales in NYC at the time the news of FDR's death was announced. She said that the announcement over the store intercom that day, right after it happened, clearly stated that he'd shot himself in the head.

She also said that not long after, the story given out by the news media suddenly changed to his death having been of natural causes.

All I can add to this is that my mother never wavered from this account, and had no reason whatsoever to lie about what she'd heard that day.
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When did Franklin D. Roosevelt die?

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