THE HOUSE: Vote of Thanks

"What's your name?"

"It's still Franklin D."

So the President of the U. S. made answer to the woman election clerk as he went to cast his ballot. Accompanied by wife and mother he had driven through a pouring rain to Hyde Park's town hall.

In that building for 30 years, Roosevelt, Franklin D., had cast his vote on election day. Last week's occasion differed from others only in one important particular: The election in which he voted was the nearest thing possible to a national referendum on Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. Said...

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