Eisenhower's hero, Gen. Smedley Darlington Butler was approached to help overthrow FDR White House and install Fascist dictator to run things.
Then, as now, the press played a major role in suppressing the story and no one was ever prosecuted.
I never heard of General Butler in all my school years. I only discovered him last year when I learned Eisenhower, who warned us against the military-industrial complex, greatly admired and revered Butler so much that he considered Butler his hero.
Great online read with striking similarities to events that even today concern us.
"A key event in the History of Corporate Crime." This first paragraph is very telling of how information can be suppressed and powerful people protected.
The Plot to Sieze the White House by Jules Archer
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