President Roosevelt smoking and drinking during a fundraiser in 1938

franklin roosevelt smoking drinking wine

US President Franklin Roosevelt smoking and drinking white wine, as he is listening to a speech during a Democratic Party fundraiser on November 1st, 1938.

Franklin Roosevelt was also known to enjoy Martinis, as well as cocktails and mixed drinks.

Book suggestion ⤵️

📖 No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II (Doris Kearns Goodwin, 1994)

Photograph by Thomas D. Mcavoy, The LIFE Picture Collection.

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