• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1932-07-20
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • William Gibbs McAdoo, former treasury secretary and son-in-law of former president Wilson, had been a leading candidate for the Democratic Party's Presidential nomination in 1920 and 1924, as well as in 1928 before he withdrew from the race. By 1932 he was no longer a serious candidate, but still commanded respect and a strong following among Democratic Party faithful. After Franklin D. Roosevelt received the party's nomination in 1932, Roosev... more
    William Gibbs McAdoo, former treasury secretary and son-in-law of former president Wilson, had been a leading candidate for the Democratic Party's Presidential nomination in 1920 and 1924, as well as in 1928 before he withdrew from the race. By 1932 he was no longer a serious candidate, but still commanded respect and a strong following among Democratic Party faithful. After Franklin D. Roosevelt received the party's nomination in 1932, Roosevelt wanted all Democrats to know that he was in charge. Cartoonist Clifford Berryman makes that point humorously, showing McAdoo reading a telegram from Roosevelt, making clear who was leading the ticket. less
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