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No Telling What He’ll Learn

Tom Little
Nashville: The Tennessean
April 14, 1937
Tom Little Political Cartoons Collection, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

In this cartoon, FDR teaches Congress the power of his plan to “pack” the Supreme Court, illustrated by the Court’s ruling on the Wagner Act. FDR’s threat of packing the Supreme Court with pro-New Deal judges convinced the Court to begin ruling in favor of even the most radical New Deal policies.