What Went Wrong in NewYork

August 1942
New Republic;8/31/42, Vol. 107 Issue 9, p245
Focuses on difficulties and political dispute between the New York State government headed by James A. Farley and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. Blame on Farley for administering an overwhelming defeat to the President's choice in the Democratic state convention; Nomination for governor Attorney General John J. Bennett, Jr., by Farley, denying President's choice for Senator James A. Mead; Opinion that he wanted revenge on the President who broke with him after years of efficient service and to stage a personal comeback as a political figure; Comparison of candidacies of both the candidates; Significance of the American Labor Party leaders in New York politics after the formation of the New Deal party by them.


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