In this cartoon, a political piece paid for by the United Auto Workers, presidential candidate Franklin Delano Roosevelt is portrayed as streamlined express train, while Thomas Dewey is shown as an old, tired steamer. The voters are encouraged not to "fall asleep at the switch" when it came time to support FDR.
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The two competing engines are caricatures of Thomas E. Dewey ( the broken down 1929 special) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (the streamlined progressive). See more
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We're Going to Win the War
Music by Earl Robinson
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg See more