Radio: Who's an Excrescence?

Franklin Roosevelt, who recently described columnists as unnecessary excrescences, turned out to be a onetime excrescence himself. The fact was jubilantly reported last week by the New York Daily News's Columnist John O'Donnell, who mortally hates Mr. Roosevelt and delights in being high on the list of the President's journalistic dislikes.

The column ("As Roosevelt Sees It") was short-lived, ran just eight days in the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph in April and May, 1925. Franklin Roosevelt, then at Warm Springs, wrote the pieces to fill in for his friend Thomas W. Loyless, the...

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