Fun Fact: Progressive Party Candidate Henry Wallace

Vice president Henry Wallace

When FDR was convinced to replace his long-serving Vice President Henry Wallace by the Democratic Party in the 1944 presidential election, the soon-former Vice President worked a little in the Truman cabinet after FDR’s death. In 1948 he ran for president under the Progressive Party ticket, which gained him little votes, as he didn’t seem to hurt or help either Harry Truman or his Republican challenger Thomas Dewey.

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