1933 | The President Assumes ‘Dictatorial’ Powers. Quickly.

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Tumultuous? Definitely.

Busiest? That depends.

President Trump certainly stirred a whirlwind in his first 10 days. But it wasn’t unprecedented. Take a look at the front pages from the first 10 days of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidency in 1933, beginning with his speech on March 4 (the last time a swearing-in was held on that date).




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