You probably didn't learn this in school.
In 1934, a group of wealthy individuals and corporate leaders decided to force Roosevelt out of the White House - with violence if necessary.
A retired Marine General was recruited, half a million men were identified as potential members of a private army to carry out the coup, and the right wing press was on board to provide propaganda.
One of the conspirators: Prescott Bush, George W. Bush's grandfather.
How little things have changed.