Last week, 13 months before he was to defend his Presidential title against an as yet unnamed Republican challenger, Franklin Delano Roosevelt jogged out of Washington for a 3,000-mile stretch of political roadwork. The odds, while narrowing, still favored him. But just as all champions must go barnstorming to keep their names before the fans. Champion Roosevelt felt it was not too early for him. to go through his paces for the benefit of some 50,000,000 voters who will turn thumbs up or down on him in 1936. Simultaneously he could gauge...

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