THE PRESIDENCY: Unexpected Fishing Trip

Unexpected Fishing Trip

One day last week the Vice President had a tête-à-tête with the President of the U. S. Shortly after he emerged, an inconsequential item of news began to trickle through Washington. Political quidnuncs listened to it with blank surprise. If they had been told that in the face of pending Congressional action on a phalanx of important New Deal bills Franklin Roosevelt had decided to go off on a fishing trip, they would have been only mildly surprised. But this was man-bites-dog. John Nance Garner was going fishing in Texas,...

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