TEXAS: New Deal for the Lone Star?

On June 28 Texas holds a primary to pick a Senator in place of the late Morris Sheppard, and last week Franklin Roosevelt set out to capture the State for the New Deal. The irony of the situation was that the nation's No. 1 Democrat, who has Texas in his pocket on foreign affairs, has had to rely on Texas politicians rather than on bright young New Dealers to support his domestic policies. And Texas gave him Garner and Dies, thorns in his side. But a greater irony was that political wiseacres did...

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