Today in Photographs: July 16, 1938

Today in Photographs: July 16, 1938

President Franklin Roosevelt addresses a train-stop L.A. rally to renominate and re-elect U.S. Senator Willliam G. McAdoo (center). However, McAdoo would lose the Democratic primary that August to Sheridan Downey -- an advocate of the "Ham and Eggs" scheme to end the Great Depression. Downey would also win the Senate seat in November.

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