February 1, 1932



February 1, 1932

New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced his campaign to run for President on the Democratic ticket. Roosevelt appeared as the clear front-runner in the Democratic field for the upcoming election. The story featured his bout with polio and his success in the Democratic party, including his ardent support for candidate Al Smith in 1928 and his election as Governor. Also noted were Republican allegations of corruption by the Tammany Hall machine.



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