FDR's second inauguration, 1937

staff_reporter Member Photo

Clipped by staff_reporter

FDR's second inauguration, 1937 - under Act of, March 3. miJ. TH Pailadefpaia...
under Act of, March 3. miJ. TH Pailadefpaia tnquxrtr Co. e g PRESIDENT PROMISES WAR ON WANT AND ASSAILS 'CANCERS OF INJUSTICE' AS HE TAKES OATH OF OFFICE IN RAIN Mr. Roosevelt, standing bareheaded in wind and rain, is sworn a special stand, shows him taking the oath as administered by Charles Chief Justice Hughes, President Roosevelt, James Roosevelt, his son, BISHOP GALLAGHER ILL ONLY 10 01 Prelate Was Superior of Father Coughlin, Whom He Frequently Defended DETROIT, Jan. 20 (A. P.) .Most Rev. Michael J. Gallagher, Bishop of the Catholic diocese of Detroit, died in Providence Hospital here tonight. He was 70 years old. The prelate, who had been suffering from a throat ailment ten days was taken to the hospital only today The Bishop's housekeeper became alarmed when he failed to awaken from a sound sleep at the episcopal residence late in the day arid she called a physician. Dr. Andries examined IS DEJID II DETROIT '..To Lead the American People Forward' Text of Roosevelt. Speech Starting Second New Deal WASH1XGTOX, Jan. SO (U. P.).-Follou'ing it tin text of President Roosevelt'g tccond inaugural add) en: My fellow-countrymen: When four years ago we met to inaugurate a President, the republic, single-minded in anxiety, stood in spirit here. We dedicated ourselves to the fulfillment of a vision to speed the time when there would be for all the people that security and peace essential to the pursuit of happiness. We of the republic pledged ourselves to drive from the temple of our ancient faitn those who had profaned it;, to end by action, tireless and unafraid, the stagnation and despair of that day. We did those first things first. Our covenant with ourselves did not stop there. Instinctively we recognized a deeper need the need to find through government the instrument of our united purpose to solve for the Individual the ever-rising problems of a complex civilization. Repeated attempts at their solution without the aid of government had left us baffled and bewildered. For, without that aid we had been unable to create those moral controls over the services of science which are necessary to make science a useful servant instead of a ruthless master of mankind. To do in for his second term as Chief Executive. This photo, made from Evans Hughes, Chief Justice of the United States. Left to right, and Vice President John Nance Garner. E T Drenched Throngs Join Inaugural Pageantry as Gale Whips Capital By JOHN M. McClXLOL'GH WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Drenched to the skin and chilled to the bone, but heroically undismayed, a quarter of a million or more valiant Americans from all walks of life today defied a bitter nor'easter to give Franklin Delano Roosevelt one ot the greatest ovations of his public career. From the , time his limousine forged out of the White House gates into the bayonet-like slashing of a 1.00 Rl 0 CHEER PRES DENT DRiTIC SCENE SA YS AMERICA FACES ERA OF GOOD FEELING Roosevelt Declares Fight to Rescue Third of People From Poverty Must Be Continued; Democracy Has Not Taken Holiday, He Avers at Second Inaugural Ceremony Finds Moral Climate 'Hard-headedness Will Not So Easily Excuse Hard-heartedness;' Stands With Head Bare in Downpour to Utter Message of Hope A full page of pictures of President Roosevelt'i inauguration in rain-swept Washington yesterday will be found on Page 12 of today's Inquirer. Other inaugural pictures will be found on Pages 9, 10, 11 and 13. By JOHN M. CUMMINGS WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Looking into the uplifted faces of a storm-swept crowd on the east plaza of the Capitol today, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, his head bared to the wind and the rain, began his second term in the Presidency by solemnly promising: the people of the Nation that for the New Deal there would be no turning back, that the fight to provide the under-privileged with a better share of the material things of life would be vigorously pressed until all objectives have been attained. "If I know aught of the spirit and purpose of our Nation," the President declared, "we will not listen to comfort, opportunism and timidity. We will carry on." President Roosevelt uttered his pledge a few minutes after he had taken the oath of office from Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes. Speaking with the confidence and authority of one who had been elected by the largest wave of popular approval in the history of the country, President Roosevelt warned the forces of reaction that under the new State Crowd Is Rained Out at Inaugural By JOSEPH H. MILLER WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. -Thousands of Pennsylvania Democrats returned to their homes tonight bitterly disappointed because they were unable to enjoy the inaugural Improving and Insists order "hard-headedness will not so easily excuse hard-heartedness," that the country is facing an era of good feeling and is not in a mood to tolerate interference with the orderly process of social progress. Hits 'Cancers of Injustice' He voiced a belief that the people of the country will demand a "Nation uncorrupted Continued on Page 9, Column 1

Clipped from
  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 21 Jan 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 1

staff_reporter Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in