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The Tradition Against a Third Term
Although trial balloons are being sent up for many candidates, the line-up for the 1940 presidential race will not be clarified until President Roosevelt definitely states his position with respect to a third term. The history of national conventions in the past indicates that in the year that will elapse before the major party nominations are made the changing status of various candidacies should not be taken too seriously.
The validity of the third term tradition will be hotly argued unless ...