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May 1937-The Supreme Court

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
Date: 37050701.gif (50K)
Caption: Speaking Of A Mess
Summary: Problems in Washington while FDR vacations.
Artist: Evans in the Columbus Dispatch
Subjects: Congress gold waste labor crisis Supreme Court question fishing
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Date: 37050707.gif (55K)
Caption: Will Roosevelt Make Him Drink?
Summary: FDR can't force Democrats to accept plan.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: party split insurgents six new judges can lead a horse to water ...
Date: 37050711.gif (70K)
Caption: Oh Well, Maybe The Crisis... The First Place.
Summary: Just how serious was the Court Crisis?
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Kansas City (MO) Star
Subjects: Gulf fishing Kentucky Derby Farley Garner
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Date: 37050902.gif (64K)
Caption: In The Stretch
Summary: Opposition to Court plan gaining ground.
Artist: Elderman in the Washington Post
Subjects: horse racing jockeys insurgents
Date: 37051005.gif (56K)
Caption: He'll Have To Do Some More Fishing At Home
Summary: Support for Court plan is escaping.
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Kansas City (MO) Star
Subjects: live box escaped
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Date: 37051201.gif (32K)
Caption: Decoronation
Summary: FDR losing popular support.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago Times
Subjects: crown king Congress opposition
Date: 37051302.gif (59K)
Caption: The Coronation Is Over
Summary: Congressional revolt dethrones FDR.
Artist: Bruce Russell in the Los Angeles Times
Subjects: crown insurgents conservatives
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Date: 37051401.gif (61K)
Caption: Rough Party
Summary: Democratic insurgents and regulars are fighting..
Artist: Halladay in the Providence Journal
Subjects: relief economy Congress fishing
Date: 37051402.gif (55K)
Caption: How the Old Place Has Changed
Summary: Judiciary Committee condemns Court plan.
Artist: Talburt in the Washington News
Subjects: packing case fishing
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Date: 37051403.gif (45K)
Caption: We Shall See
Summary: FDR still has considerable power.
Artist: Thomas in the Detroit News
Subjects: spurs insurgents conservatives patronage
Date: 37051404.gif (69K)
Caption: Here Comes The Boss Man
Summary: FDR will Congress to work.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: woodpile napping fishing
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Date: 37051405.gif (49K)
Caption: The End Of A Perfect Vacation
Summary: FDR comes home to congressional revolt.
Artist: Shafer in the Cincinnati Times Star
Subjects: fishing revolt insurgents conservatives
Date: 37051406.gif (80K)
Caption: He'll Soon Have 'Em Roped
Summary: FDR will have Congress put back in line.
Artist: Goldsmith in the Unknown
Subjects: cowboy fishline opposition revolt split insurgents spending
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Date: 37051501.gif (65K)
Caption: The Old Gray Mare
Summary: Presidential control ain't; what it used to be.
Artist: He Homan in the Saranac Lake Enterprise
Subjects: New Deal coalition revolt insurgents
Date: 37051504.gif (41K)
Caption: Another Apple For The Teacher
Summary: Court Wagner Act is gift to FDR.
Artist: Vintroux in the Charleston Gazette
Subjects: Hughes minimum wage law
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Date: 37051508.gif (63K)
Caption: The One That Got Away
Summary: Court Plan victory got away.
Artist: Sykes in the Boston Transcript
Subjects: party control fishing trip the one that got away
Date: 37051601.gif (49K)
Caption: The Fish that Used To Eat Out Of His Hand
Summary: FDR is bit by Congressional revolt.
Artist: Bruce Russell in the Los Angeles Times
Subjects: New Deal brain trust Congress revolts insurgents
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Date: 37051602.gif (50K)
Caption: That Fish Story
Summary: FDR magnifies support for Court plan.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: fish story Ashurst Arizona Gulf
Date: 37051701.gif (50K)
Caption: Shooting Fish
Summary: Democrats opposing FDR face punishment.
Artist: Sweigert in the San Francisco Chronicle
Subjects: Senate opposition excommunication patronage
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Date: 37051702.gif (73K)
Caption: Come On - Jump through
Summary: FDR cannot get Democrats to support his Court proposal.
Artist: Gee Tee Maxwell in the Wilmington Journal
Subjects: revolt New Deal circus insurgents ringmaster
Date: 37051703.gif (66K)
Caption: Improving The Quality
Summary: Farmer Franklin adulterates the Court with politics.
Artist: Ding in the New York Herald Tribune
Subjects: creamery politics law watering down
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Date: 37051705.gif (53K)
Caption: Where Are The Fish?
Summary: FDR doesn't have support for Court reorganization.
Artist: Unknown in the Cleveland News
Subjects: fisherman fish fry
Date: 37051706.gif (103K)
Caption: A Crack Appears At The Summit
Summary: Democrats split over Court issue.
Artist: Kirby in the World Telegram
Subjects: liberals conservatives insurgents
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Date: 37051801.gif (60K)
Caption: Dear Old Circus Days Are Here Again!
Summary: FDR will punish Democrats who don't back plan.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: Farley circus insurgents ringmaster
Date: 37051803.gif (69K)
Caption: That Trojan Horse Trick Won't Work Now
Summary: Packing Case doesn't fool Uncle Sam.
Artist: Fred Graf in the Freeport Nassau Review and Star
Subjects: Constitution hidden agenda
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Date: 37051804.gif (76K)
Caption: Stalled
Summary: Court plan isn't going anywhere.
Artist: Cargill in the South Bend Tribune
Subjects: steam roller New Deal insurgents
Date: 37051901.gif (68K)
Caption: Hear Ye! Hear ye!
Summary: FDR hearing much opposition to Court plan.
Artist: Costello in the Albany News
Subjects: party line split showdown challenge
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Date: 37051902.gif (80K)
Caption: Still To Pack?
Summary: FDR ponders reorganization.
Artist: Kirby in the New York World Telegram
Subjects: resignation appointment
Date: 37051904.gif (72K)
Caption: Donkeying With The Buzz Saw
Summary: FDR should accept a compromise.
Artist: Lute Pease in the Newark News
Subjects: force Democratic party
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Date: 37051906.gif (49K)
Caption: Folks, Let Me Present ... Little Darling
Summary: Judiciary committee rejects Court bill.
Artist: Edmund Duffy in the Baltimore Sun
Subjects: 10 to 8 adverse report black eye rejection
Date: 37051907.gif (58K)
Caption: Is It All Washed Up?
Summary: Court reorganization all washed up.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: through the wringer Van Devanter resignation Senate Judiciary report washing machine
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Date: 37052001.gif (56K)
Caption: Slowed Up!
Summary: Court plan slowed by balls and chain.
Artist: Ino Cassel in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Subjects: Senate Judiciary Committee Van Devanter resignation adverse report
Date: 37052002.gif (80K)
Caption: OOO-OOO-OOO-OOO!
Summary: Court proposal gone to the dogs.
Artist: Gee Tee Maxwell in the Wilmington Journal Every Evening
Subjects: howling dog 10 to 8 adverse report rejected
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Date: 37052003.gif (73K)
Caption: Singular Or Plural
Summary: Judge Van Devanter resigns.
Artist: Fred Graf in the Freeport Nassau Review and Star
Subjects: boarders wanted apartments reorganization
Date: 37052005.gif (47K)
Caption: What Further Excuse For His Tampering With The Scales?
Summary: No reason for reorganization.
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Kansas City Star (MO)
Subjects: scales of justice liberals conservatives Van Devanter resignation
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Date: 37052006.gif (61K)
Caption: Oh-Oh!
Summary: Senate Judiciary report trips up FDR.
Artist: Quincy Scott in the Portland Oregonian
Subjects: hurdles equestrian horse steeplechase
Date: 37052007.gif (48K)
Caption: On The Ropes
Summary: Court scheme needs the white towel.
Artist: Packer in the Chicago News
Subjects: minimum wage Herndon Wagner Act Van Devanter resignation
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Date: 37052008.gif (47K)
Caption: Watching With Unusual Interest
Summary: Public interested in new appointment.
Artist: Carmack in the Chicago News
Subjects: justice resignation successor
Date: 37052009.gif (52K)
Caption: On The Spot
Summary: Appointment under close scrutiny.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago News
Subjects: Van Devanter shoes private list
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Date: 37052011.gif (72K)
Caption: At Last, The Opportunity
Summary: No hurry to appoint new judge.
Artist: Goldsmith in the Boston Post
Subjects: Van Devanter Frankfurter Landis Richberg Cummings Wagner Corcoran Pecora selection process
Date: 37052012.gif (72K)
Caption: How To Hit The Apple Without Harming The Boy?
Summary: Appointing new judge endangers Court plan.
Artist: Bruce Russell in the Los Angeles Times
Subjects: William Tell bow and arrow
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Date: 37052013.gif (40K)
Caption: Any More Jolts Needed?
Summary: Court plan falls after Van Devanter resigns.
Artist: Bob Connolly in the Bronx Home News
Subjects: see saw balance of power Stone Roberts Brandeis McReynolds Hughes Butler Sutherland Cardozo Van Devanter nine old men
Date: 37052101.gif (66K)
Caption: Now Wouldn't This Be Ironic?
Summary: FDR may need Court to repel insurgents.
Artist: Herblock in the Syracuse Herald
Subjects: friendly rebellious legislation hostile conservatives insurgents
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Date: 37052102.gif (64K)
Caption: Back Again, Louder Than Ever
Summary: The cat came back.
Artist: Orr in the Chicago Tribune
Subjects: drowned by public opinion knocked Senate Judiciary Committee blown smithereens liberal decisions killed Van Devanter resignation
Date: 37052103.gif (78K)
Caption: The Great Rescue Will Continue As Per Schedule
Summary: Liberal majority will save New Deal legislation.
Artist: Reg Manning in the Phoenix Republic
Subjects: railroad conservative liberal Van Devanter retirement switch majority Farley big stick patronage Senate democrats
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Date: 37052104.gif (70K)
Caption: (New) Dealer's Choice
Summary: FDR deals to deal an ace.
Artist: Cargill in the South Bend Tribune
Subjects: new deal Uncle Sam American people vacancy resignation Van Devanter
Date: 37052105.gif (61K)
Caption: His Horse Shot From Under Him
Summary: Van Devanter resignation kills Court plan.
Artist: He Homan in the Saranac Lake (NY) Enterprise
Subjects: liberal decisions sword
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Date: 37052107.gif (67K)
Caption: Embarrassment
Summary: Joe Robinson not a spring chicken.
Artist: Lute Pease in the Newark News
Subjects: packing material reform owl bird in hand Van Devanter resignation sixty-four years old
Date: 37052108.gif (43K)
Caption: Small Consolation
Summary: Van Devanter's resignation only small comfort.
Artist: Sykes in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Subjects: Senate Judiciary Committee Democrat's dissent big stick
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Date: 37052204.gif (76K)
Caption: As All Good Captains Do
Summary: Hughes staying the course.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago News
Subjects: Constitution compass Chief Justice stormy seas effort to rule Court sticking to the ship steady as she goes
Date: 37052206.gif (72K)
Caption: Don't We Run The Weather Bureau?
Summary: Does the weatherman control the weather?
Artist: Sykes in the Newark Ledger
Subjects: storm of public protest doubtfuls compromise Court plan
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Date: 37052301.gif (63K)
Caption: Uncle Sam - It's Your Bed Time Too
Summary: Time to retire the Court plan.
Artist: Morris (?) in the New York Times
Subjects: Van Devanter retirement
Date: 37052302.gif (68K)
Caption: Throwing A Jonah To The Whale
Summary: Van Devanter sacrificed for the nine old men.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: resignation whale Moby Dick Stone Roberts Brandeis McReynolds Hughes Butler Sutherland Cardozo nine (8) old men
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Date: 37052305.gif (89K)
Caption: Off His Feed
Summary: New Deal not thriving on Court plan.
Artist: Quincy Scott in the Portland Oregonian
Subjects: Gnu Deal mash circus elephant donkey big top tent
Date: 37052306.gif (60K)
Caption: Don Quixote Continues In His Quest Of Imaginary Wrongs
Summary: FDR tilting at windmills.
Artist: Carlisle in the Springfield News and Leader
Subjects: James Farley no compromise Sancho bought the votes
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Date: 37052404.gif (75K)
Caption: Serenade
Summary: Senate campaigning for Robinson
Artist: Loring in the Providence Evening Bulletin
Subjects: bass drum Senate majority leader
Date: 37052407.gif (63K)
Caption: Stuck!
Summary: Insurgents won't accept FDR's Court plan
Artist: Halladay in the Providence Journal
Subjects: Farley politics can lead a horse (donkey) to water
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Date: 37052409.gif (72K)
Caption: My, What A Lot Of Good Little Boys!
Summary: Candidates for appointment abound.
Artist: Messner in the Rochester Times Union
Subjects: saints potential hopefuls Van Devanter resignation
Date: 37052411.gif (61K)
Caption: Look Mr. President, It Just Fits!
Summary: Robinson suits FDR's needs.
Artist: Hutton in the Philadelphia Inquirer Public Ledger
Subjects: vacant chair shirt hat pants shoes Senate majority leader Van Devanter
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Date: 37052412.gif (55K)
Caption: A Life Saver
Summary: Vacancy on Court may save FDR.
Artist: Sykes in the Boston Transcript
Subjects: liberal majority vacancy shipwreck Senate revolt insurgents conservatives
Date: 37052503.gif (68K)
Caption: What More Can He Want?
Summary: Liberal decisions should be sufficient.
Artist: Lute Pease in the Newark News
Subjects: bench
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Date: 37052504.gif (100K)
Caption: No Longer Over The Hill
Summary: Social Security saves the helpless.
Artist: Jerry Doyle in the New York Post
Subjects: road closed poor house aged elderly
Date: 37052507.gif (42K)
Caption: High And Dry
Summary: Court plan is on the rocks.
Artist: Shoemaker in the Chicago News
Subjects: rowboat favorable Court decisions
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Date: 37052509.gif (57K)
Caption: The Bottom's Practically Out Of It.
Summary: Court packing case now defunct.
Artist: Messner in the Rochester Times Union
Subjects: liberal decisions old age pensions job insurance minimum wage law farm moratorium Wagner Act Van Devanter resignation
Date: 37052602.gif (45K)
Caption: Could Fifteen Justices Have Done More?
Summary: Nine old men uphold social security act.
Artist: Ino Cassel in the Brooklyn Eagle
Subjects: Court plan
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Date: 37052603.gif (57K)
Caption: A Great Day For All Of Us.
Summary: Favorable decisions pour from liberalized Court.
Artist: Fred O. Seibel in the Richmond Times Dispatch
Subjects: maple syrup sap Wagner Act minimum wage reversal social security Hughes
Date: 37052606.gif (64K)
Caption: The time has arrived ...
Summary: Court plan slowing down social legislation.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: load off my back arms embargo unemployment insurance old age pensions silver profits tax gold bullion act processing taxes Wagner Act Frazier Lemke railway labor arms embargo New Deal accomplishments
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Date: 37052609.gif (56K)
Caption: And Who Did You Say Was Behind With His Work?
Summary: Court doing ITS job.
Artist: S.J. Ray in the Kansas City Star (MO)
Subjects: legislative and executive muddle Hughes vacation
Date: 37052610.gif (46K)
Caption: Taking The Wind Out Of His Sails
Summary: Liberal decisions becalm FDR.
Artist: Messner in the Cincinnati Times Star
Subjects: sailboats
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Date: 37052611.gif (64K)
Caption: The Horse And Buggy Boys Pull A Fast One
Summary: Bombs away with liberal decisions
Artist: Brown in the New York Herald Tribune
Subjects: bombers minimum wage Frazier Lemke Railway labor
Date: 37052701.gif (69K)
Caption: Scram!
Summary: No place for young blood argument.
Artist: Elderman in the Grand Rapids Press
Subjects: Joe Robinson Senate Majority Leader boom kicking the dog
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Date: 37053002.gif (54K)
Caption: Robinson Crusoe
Summary: FDR gets new justice message.
Artist: Berryman in the Washington Star
Subjects: hot contest Barkley Byrnes Harrison appointment
Date: 37060501.gif (55K)
Caption: Supreme Court Revision
Summary: Congress balks at Court revision.
Artist: Hy Lage in the Magazine of Wall Street
Subjects: jockey insurgents
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