National Affairs: Thompson s Crusade

Two private cars filled with propaganda rolled out of a Chicago terminal. They held bundles of pamphlets, screeching posters, loud bulletins ablaze with declaration. Also eight bead-eyed press agents and William Hale Thompson III, more commonly known for his bulk and his battering dominion over Chicago politics as "Big Bill." They were going out among the people of the cities of Minneapolis, Omaha, Denver, Cheyenne, Ogden, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Emporia, Topeka, Kansas City. As early as Sept. 20, they would all (except the pamphlets, posters, bulletins) be back in Chicago to...

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