National Affairs: Tough Cookie

Two nights before Franklin Roosevelt's eloquent appearance in the Midwest last week (see p. 7), the man whom he snowed under at the polls in 1936. Alf Landon of Kansas, stepped to a microphone in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to do what he could as a challenger. "I know I can't compete with Mr. Roosevelt as a radio artist," said Mr. Landon, but he tried:

"During the last election there were seventeen million people who voted against the present Administration. I think if you would take a poll of these seventeen million people you...

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