National Affairs: Man of the Year, 1934

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In Chapter 1934 of the great visitors book which men call History many a potent human being scrawled his name the twelvemonth past. But no man, however long his arm, could write his name so big as the name written by the longer arm of mankind. Neither micrometer nor yardstick was necessary to determine that the name of Franklin Delano Roosevelt was written bigger, blacker, bolder than all the rest.

While other men in other lands were making 1934 history, the voters of the U. S. took pencil & paper on Nov....

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