DEMOCRATS: Words & Whispers

Comfortably seated in his Albany drawing room surrounded by his family, Governor Roosevelt one evening last week read the full text of the Democratic National Platform to the country over the radio. Important among the campaign comments he interpolated were the following:

"The United States could well afford to take the lead in asking for a general conference ... to determine what can be done to restore the purchasing power of that half of the world's inhabitants who are on a silver basis. . . .

"One of the great needs of the...

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