National Affairs: Family Affair

Franklin Roosevelt's kin often get themselves into the newspapers. One who did so last week was the President's lusty second son, Elliott, who runs his second wife's radio station (KFJZ) at Fort Worth, and knows which side of his bread bears Texas butter. In one of his semiweekly personal broadcasts he said: "John Garner is in the driver's seat right now, well in the lead as a likely Democratic candidate for the Presidency. . . ."

Last week the publisher of a Seattle, Wash. newspaper frontpaged an open letter to "Dear Elliott":

"Regardless of...

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