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President Roosevelt and Son

November 30, 1933
Source: National Archives

In the midst of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt stands with his oldest son, James. In 1932, James oversaw his father’s presidential campaign, and he continued to support the President as his secretary and adviser. In 1937, James was forced to leave the White House due to allegations from political opponents that he received his positions through nepotism.

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