DEMOCRATS: Economy Week

Much as Republicans like to talk about the Relief billions that finance the "New Deal Party," the actual Democratic Party may well have to nickel along this year. Last week, as Campaign Chieftain Ed Flynn busied himself lining up Midwest Democratic leaders and drafting Speaker William Brockman Bankhead to run the Southern sector of the campaign (headquarters in Birmingham), Democrats learned that their party's war chest is down to a minuscule $70,000. Candidate Henry Wallace planned to save money by touring rural districts in an Oldsmobile borrowed from his secretary, Jim Le Cron. Meantime Candidate Franklin Roosevelt took the opportunity...

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