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April 1937-The Supreme Court

Date: 37040101.gif (61K)
Caption: But He Can't Fool All Of the People All Of the Time!
Summary: Public wise to FDR scare tactics.
Artist: Bruce Russell in the Los Angeles Times
Subjects: NRA ballyhoo economic royalist scare court change mandate
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Caption: Spring Practice
Summary: Court fooled FDR.
Artist: Hungerford in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Subjects: Stone Roberts McReynolds Van Devanter Brandeis Sutherland Hughes Butler Cardozo Judiciary ballpark baseball Uncle Sam nine old men
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Caption: Still Pretty Spry
Summary: Court still energetic.
Artist: Unknown in the Brooklyn Citizen
Subjects: Washington minimum wage law women
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Caption: Age Of Miracles!
Summary: Court decisions are golden egg miracles.
Artist: H. M. Talburt in the Pittsburgh Press
Subjects: goose Wagner Washington minimum wage women
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Date: 37040107.gif (76K)
Caption: Will It Come To This?
Summary: Can FDR pack the Senate?
Artist: Brown in the New York Herald Tribune
Subjects: New Deal law staff insurgents party split
Date: 37040201.gif (56K)
Caption: Still Life in the Old Bus
Summary: Court runs over packing proposal.
Artist: Elderman in the Washington Post
Subjects: minimum wage reversal
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Date: 37040205.gif (59K)
Caption: A Change Of Heart?
Summary: Has the Court had a change of heart?
Artist: Cargill in the Brooklyn Times Union
Subjects: farm moratorium railway labor act national firearms Washington minimum wage women Virginia Milk Norris perjury decisions
Date: 37040206.gif (58K)
Caption: The Pole Vaulter
Summary: Ashurst can't poll sufficient public support.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: Arizona coach pole
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Caption: Deflated
Summary: Liberal decisions let hot air out of Court balloon.
Artist: Sykes in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Subjects: Glass Wheeler
Date: 37040601.gif (58K)
Caption: These Sextuplets Aren't Doing So Well
Summary: New Deal Court packing plan about to be shot down.
Artist: Orr in the Chicago Tribune
Subjects: lawyers professionals farmers Senate
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Caption: Peppin' Up The Crew
Summary: FDR adding six rowers to Court Crew.
Artist: Bressler in the Gloversville Leader Republican
Subjects: Stone Roberts McReynolds Van Devanter Brandeis Sutherland Hughes Butler Cardozo Judiciary nine old men
Date: 37040802.gif (60K)
Caption: Some Team - Or Some Driver?
Summary: FDR can't seem to make any progress with his New Deal team.
Artist: Maxwell in the Wilmington Journal Every Evening
Subjects: Judiciary Legislature Executive
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Date: 37040901.gif (39K)
Caption: It Will Never Be As Strong Again.
Summary: Court controversy has split the party.
Artist: Thomas in the Amsterdam (NY) Recorder Democrat
Subjects: Democratic majority big stick Joe Robinson insurgents
Date: 37041001.gif (90K)
Caption: Maybe It's A Good Thing There Is Someone Not Easily Hypnotized
Summary: Hughes didn't fall under FDR spell.
Artist: Ding in the Cumberland (MD) News
Subjects: wild spending lose your shirt debt hypnotist
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Date: 37041301.gif (32K)
Caption: He Can't Kick About His Cards Nowadays!
Summary: Roosevelt dealt a great hand.
Artist: Hungerford in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Subjects: Wagner Labor Act Railway labor act Farm mortgage moratorium minimum wage Hughes
Date: 37041302.gif (52K)
Caption: Well! - Well! - Well!
Summary: Dr. Supreme Court delivers quintuplets to FDR.
Artist: S. J. Ray in the Kansas City (MO) Star
Subjects: Wagner Law decisions Hughes
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Date: 37041303.gif (58K)
Caption: It's An Epidemic
Summary: Roosevelt still wants six judges.
Artist: Cecil Jensen in the Chicago News
Subjects: Hitler Mussolini Canada
Date: 37041304.gif (77K)
Caption: But Captain! He Might Need It Some Time Himself
Summary: FDR wants to take away Court safety belt.
Artist: Ding in the New York Herald Tribune
Subjects: New Deal family sinking ship Uncle Sam debt NRA taxes sit downers WPA
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Date: 37041308.gif (72K)
Caption: Congratulate Me!
Summary: Wagner Act endangers Court reorganization.
Artist: Elderman in the Washington Post
Subjects: reform proposal labor
Date: 37041311.gif (70K)
Caption: Was That A Horse And Buggy?
Summary: Wagner Act tramples Court change bill.
Artist: Lute Pease in the Sacramento Bee
Subjects: reform change liberal
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Date: 37041317.gif (45K)
Caption: Life Begins At Seventy
Summary: Age doesn't affect liberal thinking.
Artist: Newton Pratt in the Sacramento Bee
Subjects: dance orchestra conductor Washington minimum wage act Wagner labor relations act
Date: 37041401.gif (48K)
Caption: Did The Rooster Make The Sun Rise?
Summary: Wagner Acts decisions not due to FDR's crowing.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: Wagner Act decisions minimum wage liberalized collective bargaining
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Date: 37041404.gif (79K)
Caption: Ready For A Fireside Chat
Summary: Wagner Act splinters packing case.
Artist: Talburt in the New York World Telegram
Subjects: ax firewood Congress liberal collective bargaining
Date: 37041406.gif (66K)
Caption: The Daring Young Man
Summary: Justice Roberts swings the Court.
Artist: Homan in the Brooklyn Citizen
Subjects: flying trapeze Wagner Act minimum wage social security
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Date: 37041501.gif (53K)
Caption: Are You Ready For Dictation?
Summary: Will FDR Dictate To The Court?
Artist: Unknown in the Forbes Magazine
Subjects: Stone Roberts McReynolds Van Devanter Brandeis Sutherland Hughes Butler Cardozo Judiciary nine old men
Date: 37041502.gif (78K)
Caption: My Friends
Summary: The Court is now FDR's friend.
Artist: Rollin Kirby in the New York World Telegram
Subjects: Stone Roberts McReynolds Van Devanter Brandeis Sutherland Hughes Butler Cardozo Judiciary Wagner Act favorable decisions nine old men
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Caption: Gone With The Wind
Summary: Wagner Labor Act Decision destroys Court scheme.
Artist: Packer in the Boston Record
Subjects: Supreme Court packing plan reorganization
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Caption: He Doesn't Even Want Someone To Catch For Him
Summary: FDR thinks he should do it all.
Artist: Carlisle in the St. Louis Globe Democrat
Subjects: baseball tough problems bench Hughes recovery social reform strikes bases loaded
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Caption: That Oliver Twist Appetite!
Summary: FDR still not happy after Court decisions.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: Chief Justice Hughes
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Caption: Tackle Trouble
Summary: Discord prevents selling plan to public.
Artist: Sykes in the Philadelphia Evening Public Ledger
Subjects: fishing fish tackle insurgents
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Date: 37041704.gif (65K)
Caption: The Pitcher Still Wants A Change
Summary: FDR not satisfied with liberal decisions.
Artist: Reg Manning in the Arizona Republic
Subjects: baseball pitcher umpire constitution Hughes
Date: 37041803.gif (69K)
Caption: Strip Artist
Summary: Hughes removes FDR arguments for Court plan.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: stage public embarrassment
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Date: 37041903.gif (77K)
Caption: The Seconds: He's Groggy Now - Go Get Him
Summary: Both FDR and opposition are tired from fighting.
Artist: Sickler in the Jersey City Journal
Subjects: boxing ring Farley
Date: 37042001.gif (47K)
Caption: Will This Be The Big One That Got Away
Summary: Insurgents cause loss of public support.
Artist: Gee Tee Maxwell in the Wilmington Daily Every Evening
Subjects: fishing Senate defections New Deal rowboat
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Date: 37042305.gif (50K)
Caption: Science Studies Eclipse Seven Quadrillion Miles Away
Summary: FDR eclipses the Court.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: scientists telescopes Congress
Date: 37042401.gif (41K)
Caption: Isn't It About Time to Bail Out, Mr. President?
Summary: Time for FDR to bail out on Court plan.
Artist: Carmack in the Christian Science Monitor
Subjects: public opposition threat of party split
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Date: 37042407.gif (70K)
Caption: Opening The 1937 Season By Throwing Out The Umpire
Summary: FDR throws the Court out.
Artist: Herbert Johnson in the Saturday Evening Post
Subjects: Lewis Farley New Deal League dummy scarecrow strawman
Date: 37042603.gif (104K)
Caption: The Diagnosis Still In Doubt
Summary: Senate Judiciary Committee still examining court plan.
Artist: Edmond Duffy in the Baltimore Sun
Subjects: scrutiny doctor patient
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Date: 37042708.gif (69K)
Caption: Never Satisfied
Summary: FDR wants control of everything.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago News
Subjects: jam jelly mandate industry finances favorable decisions dictatorship
Date: 37042806.gif (53K)
Caption: If We'd Had Fifteen Men ... never happen.
Summary: Even the floods are blamed on the Court.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: Potomac River spring
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Date: 37043001.gif (59K)
Caption: Before Pop Was Out Of Sight
Summary: Senate Judiciary Committee no longer backs new judges.
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Kansas City (MO) Star
Subjects: vacation fishing reversal of Senate
Date: 37043002.gif (73K)
Caption: Is That Nice
Summary: Senate Judiciary Committee cuts support of Court plan.
Artist: Howard Fisher in the Portland Journal
Subjects: public opinion Uncle Sam big fish
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Date: 37043003.gif (67K)
Caption: The Best He Can Hope For Now
Summary: Compromise is only catch left.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago News
Subjects: fishing big fish the one that got away
Date: 37050105.gif (67K)
Caption: Discretion May Be The Better Part Of Valor
Summary: FDR should stop fishing for the big one.
Artist: Messner in the Albany Knickerbocker Press
Subjects: rowboat head for shore storm clouds on horizon
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