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Feb. 19, 1933 Washington Post

Feb. 19, 1933 Washington Post

Four days after the shooting of Chicago Mayor Tony Cermak at Beach Front Park in Miami, Sen. William H. Dietrich (D-Ill.) presides as president of the Illinois State Society for the musical program at the Shoreham Hotel. Mayor Cermak was talking to President-elect Roosevelt in an open car when he was shot. According to legend, Tony Cermak said to FDR, "I'm glad it was me, not you."

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