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Franklin Roosevelt; Democratic Conventions (1920s), Seabury Commission, nomination as Democratic Presidential candidate, at leisure (swimming and sailing) with family
1920. Franklin Roosevelt began to take an active role in his Party's affairs. Democratic Convention in San Francisco July 1920. Roosevelt stumped the country preaching the ideas of Woodrow Wilson and becoming involved in campaigning for his party. Scenes of Roosevelt's family. Roosevelt back home to speak with his neighbors and shake hands with people that came from miles around. Scenes of the 1924 Democratic Convention in New York City. Scenes of the 1928 Democratic Convention in Houston Texas. Images of Albert Smith. Roosevelt is elected as Governor Of New York State. Governor Roosevelt shown with his mother and in a swimming pool. New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker enters court house to testify before the Seabury Commission. 1931 dedication of the Washington Bridge over the Hudson River. Traffic on Washington Bridge. 1932 Bonus Expedition Army (WWI veterans) invade Washington. Scenes of tear gas, fires, Army Troops disburse the veterans. 1932 Democratic Convention in Chicago. Alben Barkley calls for the repeal of the 18th Amendment or Prohibition Amendment. Scene of the “Drys” Convention. Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated as the Democratic Presidential candidate. Shows tri-motor airplane in flight as Roosevelt arrives at convention. Roosevelt addresses the delegates at the 1932 Democratic Convention. Scenes of Roosevelt on a sailing yacht with sons and in pool with his granddaughter.