Imaginary Interviews: Jul. 7, 1924

Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, society authoress: "Writing in The Forum on 'Women in Washington,' I described Ruth Hanna McCormick, wife of 'lameduck' Senator Medill McCormick of Illinois, daughter of the late Mark Hanna. Said I: 'With her black eyes and lovely long lines, she has every characteristic of a thoroughbred racing mare.'"

William Jennings Bryan: "I addressed the Democratic throng in Madison Square Garden, Manhattan. Digressing upon what I owed to the Democratic Party, said I: 'It took me up when I was ten years younger than any other man had been when he...

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