When Caesar Came

Most of the aspirants for the Democratic Presidential nomination traveled to Manhattan to see themselves nominated, with their souls full of hope—or perhaps vaguely uneasy that they might be chosen; came Newton Diehl Baker (onetime Secretary of War), Charles W. Bryan (Governor of Nebraska), William J. Bryan (his better-known brother), Royal S. Copeland (junior Senator from New York), Homer Stille Cummings (Democratic leader from Connecticut), Jonathan Davis (Governor of Kansas), Carter Glass (Senator from Virginia), Cordell Hull (Chairman of the Democratic National Committee), William G....

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