National Affairs: Hopes for Frank

At 22, Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. said: "I positively will not go into politics." Last week, at 39, young F.D.R. (Frank to his friends) bid for the nation's second biggest political job: governor of New York. His announcement was no surprise; his father had stepped into the governorship (at 46) before stepping up to the White House, and Junior is trying out Father's footsteps for size.

Franklin Jr. not only has his father's name, he has his looks, voice and sweeping self-assurance. He is already taking instruction two nights a week (7 p.m. to midnight) on the problems of Albany.

He has won...

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