Franklin Roosevelt had already served three terms, and in 1944 he sought to convince voters that he was healthy enough for a fourth term. He won re-election that fall but was dead by spring.
Franklin Roosevelt had already served three terms, and in 1944 he sought to convince voters that he was healthy enough for a fourth term. He won re-election that fall but was dead by spring. 1933 file photo The Associated Press
Franklin Roosevelt had already served three terms, and in 1944 he sought to convince voters that he was healthy enough for a fourth term. He won re-election that fall but was dead by spring. 1933 file photo The Associated Press

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September 13, 2016 04:00 PM

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