National Affairs: Together Again

The Democratic week began in California, with an argument over whether Harry S. Truman had called Vice President Richard Nixon a "son of a bitch." It moved on to Alabama, where New York's Governor Averell Harriman bagged a wild turkey, and to New Orleans, where Harriman found the political hunting not so good. It covered the Florida peninsula, where Adlai Stevenson, fishing for votes, landed a sailfish and a pair of skin divers. It ended in Oklahoma City, where Democrats converged for the explicit purpose of skewering Republicans.

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