THE PRESIDENCY: Roosevelt & Rain

On the same day that Republican Presidential Nominee Alf Landon's special train rolled into Buffalo, N. Y. on his strictly political invasion of the East, another special train rolled out of Washington carrying Democratic Nominee Franklin Roosevelt on a tour of the West which the White House had repeatedly emphasized was to be a strictly non-political survey of the worst drought in U. S. history. That the disaster should have befallen as he was seeking reelection, that as President he could visit the stricken region not as a candidate seeking favors but...

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