POLITICAL NOTE: Poker Players

Morning after last week's Jackson Day Dinner in 2,000 cities (see p. 11), James Aloysius Farley awakened in Washington to discover that the party he bosses had eaten itself out of its $400,000 deficit in a single night. Invigorated by the news, Boss Farley hurried to the Willard Hotel to put some iron into his fellow members of the Democratic National Committee, gathered for the first big war talk of the 1936 campaign. From his opening remarks, it was clear that Boss Farley still had political money on his mind.

"Our Opponents," he...

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