National Affairs: Political Notes: Dec. 17, 1923

The Champions of the Progressive battle line met in the tents of the Capital—Hiram Warren Johnson and Gifford Pinchot, conferring in private. "An alliance?" the conjecturers exclaimed. But the chieftains were terse in their descriptions of their meeting: "

A fine, friendly conversation," averred Mr. Johnson. "

It concerned politics," admitted Mr. Pinchot.

Magnus Johnson, great-voiced Senator and farmer from Minnesota, delivered a speech on Peace which was broadcast from Washington by the Radio Corporation of America (WRC). In part, he said: "Peace is more conducive to happiness than is war....

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