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Jack Chance collection on Wendell Willkie and the 1940 presidential election

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Identifier: Mss 0023
Abstract The 1940 United States presidential election took place on 5 November 1940; the two main candidates were Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt, the incumbent running for his third term, and Republican Wendell Willkie, a businessman from Indiana. Important issues of the election revolved around the controversy of Roosevelt running for a third term, which no President had ever done, isolationism and the question of American involvement in World War II in Europe, and America's recovery from the Great...
Dates: 1939-1940

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  • Repository: The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center X
  • Subject: Scrapbooks. X
  • Subject: Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1940. X
  • Language: English X