National Affairs: Disclaimer

In 1920, Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was sent around the country shouting "Maverick!" at his distant kinsman, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, that year's Democratic vice presidential nominee. This year, with Theodore Jr. half way around the world in the Philippines, official family disclaimers have been left to the widow and other children of T. R. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Sr. appeared as the White House guest of honor during President Hoover's acceptance speech. Last week Alice Roosevelt Longworth entered her political disavowal of "Cousin Frank." Beginning her reminiscences in the current Ladies' Home (in which...

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