THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Nov. 18, 1935

The 52 most important weeks in Franklin Roosevelt's career are the 52 weeks before he stands for reelection. If he is re-elected he has an excellent chance of being written down in history as a statesman who wrought momentous changes in U. S. life. If he is defeated, historians will be tempted to set him down as a political monstrosity whom his country idolized for a few brief months of national hysteria. And the re-election of Franklin Roosevelt in 1936 is, most political

observers now agree, not the foregone conclusion it was in 1933...

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