THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Sep. 28, 1936

No crucial problems demanded Franklin Roosevelt's attention last week. Nevertheless he managed to keep busy on a wide national front.

¶ To 4,000,000 U. S. Jews the President sent a message of goodwill: "It gives me special pleasure to extend cordial greetings ... on this Rosh Hashana. I trust that the New Year will bring . . . great prosperity and happiness."

¶ Six presidents of six big insurance companies filed into the President's office to discuss mortgages and real estate appraisals. As they were leaving, Franklin Roosevelt jocularly warned them that newshawks...

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