THE PRESIDENCY: Parties & Men

Vice President & Mrs. John Nance ("Cactus Jack") Garner last week dined at the White House (he in white tie & tails). Contrary to report, Cactus Jack likes the party that the President gives him every year. He attended in 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938. Top members of Congress (Borah, Sheppard, McNary, Sabath, Rayburn, Boland, etc. etc.) were there. But local chit-chat artists were truly swamped two nights later when the Roosevelts entertained the 76th Congress, swamped by the new faces presented and their political implications. At the Congressional Reception, Jim Farley held...

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