Ten Congressmen saw a rare spectacle: Franklin Roosevelt red-faced with embarrassment.

The members of the House Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation called on the President to present him with three handsome, white-leather-bound copies of their hearings on the development of the Columbia River. Mr. Roosevelt spied North Dakota's grizzled William Lemke, Union Party candidate for President in 1936.

Said Mr. Roosevelt: "Hi there, Bill! Are you going to run against me for President this year?" There was a breathless pause, then a titter of laughter. Mr. Roosevelt's face turned red. Then he added...

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