Election 1944: Roosevelt’s trip called ‘holiday’ (8-16-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (August 16, 1944)


Roosevelt’s trip called ‘holiday’

Albany, New York (UP) –
Governor Thomas E. Dewey, the Republican presidential nominee, said today “I don’t comment on Mr. Roosevelt’s holidays” when reporters asked him for comment on the President’s recent trip to Honolulu.

“Did you say holiday advisedly?” a reported asked.

“Of course,” the Governor replied.