"Franklin D. Roosevelt is just what the Democratic Party has been looking for and the chances are ten to one that he will be nominated in 1932," declared Albert Bushnell Hart '80, professor in the Department of History, Government, and Economics, in an interview yesterday.
"Roosevelt has been an outstanding figure in the Democratic Party ever since he was elected Governor of New York and his recent landslide in the gubernatorial election where he piled up great pluralities over his Republican opponent, not only in New York City but in the upstate counties was a convincing proof of his great vote-getting power."
In reference to the Republican presidential nominee, Hart stated that, "The obvious thing is to nominate President Hoover. It is a very unfortunate thing not to nominate a party's own man."
Although it is too early to make any prediction on the subject, Professor Hart said that he believed it was not at all impossible that a third party, in support of the Eighteenth Amendment, would appear, in the most unlikely event of the Republicans adopting a wet platform.