TITLE

FDR, Bugger

PUB. DATE
February 1982
SOURCE
National Review;2/5/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on some bugging and campaigning tricks of U.S. politicians during U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. Roosevelt was supposedly interested in the love life of War Production Board chief Donald Nelson and had him investigated. During the 1940 presidential campaign, Roosevelt was accused of giving instruction to subordinates on how to smear his opponent Wendell Willkie, who was having a clandestine affair with book-review editor Irita Van Doren.
ACCESSION #
6071540

 

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