A history of presidential firsts

POSTED: 6:18 PM Oct 30 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Feb 15 2016

The history of the American presidency is full of firsts -- from groundbreaking to the just plain goofy.

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Library of Congress

Franklin D. Roosevelt -- First president to have a physical disability, the first president to appear on television, and the first president to fly in an airplane while in office

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