THE PRESIDENCY: Hustings & History

Not only the hustings but U. S. history seemed to be in Franklin Roosevelt's mind as, in his ten-car, air-cooled special train, he rolled westward out of Washington last week. Politician Roosevelt was out to whoop it up for his supporters in this autumn's Congressional elections. At the same time Statesman Roosevelt, midway of his second and (perhaps) last term as U. S. President, was out to impress his name yet deeper in The People's memory. Until Congress adjourned, polls of public opinion had shown New Deal popularity on the wane—not Franklin...

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