Tag: Alben Barkley

Grains of Truth- The 1940 Democratic Convention

Brews and Peruse: Examination of a historical document while drinking a craft beer. Consisting of three essential components: 1) The Document: Speeches of the 1940 Democratic Convention including Eleanor Roosevelt’s Address- Many people believe Franklin Roosevelt’s actions in acquiring the nomination were later justified when the U.S. entered World War II. However, political deception is…