1.) FDR

  • 05/30/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
1.) FDR
FDR treated the press much worse than President Trump, he waged numerous wars against the media that make Trump’s actions and comments look like child's play.

William Randolph Hearst, a major media figure, criticized Roosevelt over the expansion of executive power in the New Deal and was subpoenaed for a private telegraph message soon after. Another leader of the newspaper industry was Frank Gannett, Gannett lead a committee that was opposed to what many described as a court-packing scheme by FDR. Gannett would find that the entire committee was subpoenaed and FDR contemplated prosecuting him.

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