THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Sep. 24, 1934

President Roosevelt, who can still find time to enjoy the pleasures and pastimes of the rich, last week boarded Vincent Astor's yacht Nourmahal at Poughkeepsie, steamed down the Hudson and up Long Island Sound to Newport. There, in the midst of a flotilla of pleasure craft valued at a billion dollars, the President planned to remain four days to witness the America's Cup races between British Challenger Endeavour and U. S. Defender Rainbow (see p. 38).

With Secretary of War Bern ashore to observe and report on Rhode Island textile troubles (see p....

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