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Wendell Willkie
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    (February 18, 1892-October 8, 1944)
    President of the Commonwealth and Southern Corporation (1933-1939)
    Republican presidential candidate (1940)
    Wrote the bestseller, 'One World' (1943)
    He supported the New Deal, until one of its programs competed with his utility corporation.
    He changed from an outspoken Democrat to a Republican (1939).
    His presidential campaign was the first time he had run for public office.
    Although himself a supporter of a peacetime draft, he accused FDR of warmongering (1940).
    In his presidential run, he lost to FDR by over 360 electoral votes (1940).
    He fought in World War I.
    He considered it crucial for the American South to stop its racist policies toward blacks.
    He was a critic of America's isolationist policies during the early part of World War II.
    He died unexpectedly from a series of heart attacks (1944).
    At his funeral, Eleanor Roosevelt called him a 'man of courage.'

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