Franklin D. Roosevelt as Governor of New York

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INDEX
Adie, David C., 248, 249; attacks Public Service Commission, 252-53
Agricultural Adjustment Act, 93
Agricultural Advisory Commission, 79, 80, 84, 85, 88, 89, 100, 101; appointed by FDR, 78; farm relief recommendations, 81, 82, 83, 87, 99
Agriculture, New York: rural tax inequities, 81; farm relief legislation, 84, 87, 88, 89, 99, 100; effects of depression on, 91, 92
Agriculture and Markets, Department of, 89
Alger, George W., 59
Aluminum Company of America, 4, 208
Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 186
American Agriculturist, 78, 85, 88, 95
Amerienn Legion, 200
Associated Gas and Electric Company, 253, 265; pays legislator to lobby, 247
Associated Industries of New York, 194
Bankhead, John H., 218
Banking Department, 103-8, 111, 113; remiss in its responsibilities, 114-15, 117
Banking Law, Governor's Commission on the Revision of the, 109, 110, 114, 125; report of, 111-12
Bank of United States, failure of, 113, 116-19; report condemns ( 1929), 115
Banks, thrift accounts: additional protection of, 108, 110, 112, 120-21, 123, 125; legislation affecting, 112, 122
Bar Association, 47
Battle, George Gordon, 70
Baumes, Caleb H., Republican spokesman on prisons, 61, 65, 67, 68, 71; nominated for Lieutenant Governor ( 1930), 158; defends prohibition, 162
Baumes Law, life imprisonment for fourth offenders, 60, 61, 65, 70, 74
Bertini, Amadeo A., 154, 164
Blakeslee, Charles G., 249
Bloch, Maurice, 17, 26
Block, Paul, gave beneficences to Mayor Walker, 274, 276
Bonbright, James C., 229-30, 249; cautions on contracts with private utilities, 223; on committee to investigate P.S.C., 248; P.S.C. lacks data for utility valuation. 249; attacks utility-minded P.S.C., 252-53; supports prudent investment theory, 253
Borah, William E., 238
Brandeis, Louis D., on prudent investment, 254.
Bray, William, 162
Broderick, Joseph A., as banking commissioner, 33, 104, 114-15, 122; indicted for negligence in Bank of United States failure, 118-20
Brooklyn Edison Company, 262
Budget, executive: adopted ( 1927), 39; effect of, 39-40; impact on legislators, 41; argued before Appellate Division, 47-48; Appellate Division rules against FDR, 48; argued before Court of Appeals, 53; Court of Appeals reverses Appellate Division, 54-55

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents ix
  • Introduction xi
  • A New Governor 3
  • Upstairs in Albany" 37
  • Rebellion Behind Bars 58
  • Parity for the Farmer 76
  • Secure Our Savings" 103
  • To Prevent Starvation and Distress" 126
  • A Battle on Two Fronts 150
  • In Quest of Security" 175
  • I Stand Fairly Well with Labor" 191
  • Power Belongs to the People" 208
  • A Reasonable Return" 243
  • Honest Graft" 269
  • In Retrospect 282
  • Notes 287
  • Index 329
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