"Total Politician"

October 1951
Time;10/22/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 17, p22
The article discusses criticisms by Jesse Jones, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, against the administration of former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt of which he was a part. According to Jones, Roosevelt had asked him to buy the Empire State Building, of which the president's friend, Alfred E. Smith, was president. Jones refused, claiming it was too expensive. Jones claims Roosevelt was a total politician, fighting for the presidency's political struggle and military conflict. He adds that the president has no plans of leaving the White House.


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