The 1933 magazine article attached is made up of assorted journalistic musings that had been published in numerous newspapers across the economically devastated United States as to what manner of leadership might the American people expect from their new president?
The historian Henry Steele Commager chose to rank FDR at number 19 insofar as his impact on the American mind was concerned - click here to understand his reasoning...
Click here to read about FDR and the press.
Click here to read President Hoover's
farewell warning to the nation.