Books: The Fishmonger & the Squire

ROOSEVELT: THE LION AND THE Fox (553 pp.)—James MacGregor Burns—Harcourf, Brace ($5.75).

THE HAPPY WARRIOR (320 pp.)—Emily Smith Warner— Doubleday ($4.50).

Governor Alfred E. Smith was ready to leave the executive mansion in Albany for good. Xo one was very happy that December night in 1928, because only the month before Al had lost a presidential election in which Prohibition, religious bigotry and snobbery were big issues. Now the trunks of his successor were piled in the hall, the baggage of the same Franklin D. Roosevelt who had nominated him for the presidency and...

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