International: Keynote

"We meet to remove a shroud and don the garments of life and of hope. We meet to fulfill an appointment with Destiny. ... We must by a major operation remove from the body of our nation the dead flesh and decayed bones resulting from twelve years of Republican quackery." These were the words of Senator Alben William Barkley of Kentucky "keynoting" to the Democratic National Convention in the Chicago Stadium last week. The ideas behind them—the real voice—belonged 'to Franklin Delano Roosevelt who had picked the...

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