U.S. At War: Fourth Gear

The Fourth Term drive moved into high gear. Top Democrats, in fact, were no longer campaigning for Franklin Roosevelt's renomination but for his reelection.

A mortal blow to the hopes of anti-Rooseveltians within the Democratic Party had been dealt by the primary triumphs of New Dealing Senators Claude Pepper and Lister Hill (TIME, May 15). More than ever the President looked like his Party's one & only hope in 1944. A Gallup poll indicated that 50% of those who plan to vote for him will vote for a Republican if Roosevelt does not...

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