National Affairs: Broadcasting W. G. Me

The blessings of science fall even upon the overworked politician. William G. McAdoo, candidate, declared last week: "I am being requested . . . to make extensive speaking tours . . . Such a campaign I cannot make. In the first place, it is physically destructive to travel such distances making speeches all the way. In the second place, I cannot afford it, for my campaign is not supported by moneyed interests and I must count the pennies."

Accordingly, he applied for a permit to erect a radio broadcasting station at his home in...

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