THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Aug. 31, 1936

Franklin Roosevelt began last week by driving out to his front gate to look with interest on the newest thing in antiaircraft guns as the motorized 67th Coast Artillery passed through Hyde Park. He closed the week by welcoming at his mother's house the People's Mandate Committee and listening with interest to its plea for Peace. But only two problems took much of his time out of his week of fun. One was Drought, the other Politics.

First to bring Drought to his doorstep was Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins who sought permission to...

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