Liberty University professor Michael Davis looks at the 1944 presidential election between Democrat Franklin Roosevelt -- seeking an unprecedented fourth term -- and his Republican challenger, Thomas Dewey. With the U.S. and its allies approaching victory in World War II, Roosevelt had a relatively easy victory over Dewey, who mainly campaigned against New Deal programs and for smaller government. Roosevelt would die in office six months after being re-elected, and Vice President Harry Truman became the 33rd president of the United States. Liberty University is in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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