CAMPAIGN: War on Straddlebugs

One of the few things "Uncle Dan" Roper did for the New Deal, besides afford unintentional comic relief as Secretary of Commerce, was help Jim Farley organize the Young Democratic Clubs of America. Young Democrats are aged 21 to 39 and some 5,000,000 of them are now enrolled. They held conventions in 1933 (Kansas City), 1935 (Milwaukee), 1937 (Indianapolis), but not until last week, when 10,000 of them assembled at Pittsburgh for a war dance in Duquesne Garden, did they have much national significance. Then they suddenly seemed very important indeed, because...

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