THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: May 20, 1935

¶ Off for the week-end to the Woodmont Rod & Gun Club in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Hancock, Md., the President took his party's sturdiest political wheelhorses—Jack Garner, Joe Robinson, Pat Harrison, Joe Byrns, Jim Farley. After a lunch of venison steak the party retired to the sun-sparkling private lake, where the President reeled in the day's best catch— ten trout, the legal limit. Followed a dinner of broiled pheasant, after which chairs were drawn about a crackling fire and six professional politicos put heads together to scheme their way out...

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