Bennett & Bennet

For the first time in 14 months, Franklin Roosevelt and his onetime best friend had a heart-to-heart talk last week. James Aloysius Farley dropped in for lunch. But it was hardly a sentimental reunion. Cooking at the White House were some very practical New York State politics. Observers were ready to predict, when Farley came out, that the next Governor of New York was all but elected. The choice: John James Bennett Jr., the State's Attorney General, an unknown to the U.S. at large.

Franklin Roosevelt was reported to have had other ideas...

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