Roosevelt breaks precedent, flies to Chicago, and appears personally to thank the convention and promise a "New Deal."
Chicago Illinois Date:1932, July 2 Duration:1 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Franklin D Roosevelt nominated as the Democratic Presidential candidate in 1932. A Ford Trimotor aircraft in flight. The plane lands in Chicago, Illinois and crowds greet Franklin D Roosevelt, Governor of New York. His son, James Roosevelt, stands beside him and provides physical support, as needed. At the convention, Roosevelt thanks people for nominating him as the Democratic Presidential candidate at the convention. He states that "the 18th amendment is doomed" (prohibition). Roosevelt also, famously, promises the American people a "New Deal."
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