THE PRESIDENCY: Talks & Travels

Last week Franklin Roosevelt cleared his desk by vetoing the last four bills, all minor, left behind by the 74th Congress,* set off on a month of travels. First lap was a jaunt through Virginia, ending in Washington this week. Later in the week the President planned to turn north, help dedicate New York City's great Triborough Bridge, continue on to Hyde Park for a few days' rest and the annual celebration of the Roosevelt Home Club.

Thence he would put to sea, repeating the lucky pattern of 1932, and cruise up the coast...

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