National Affairs: Conventionale

Gore. The laborious effort of Senator James A. Reed to get nominated at the convention took a surprising turn when onetime (1907-21) Senator Thomas Pryor Gore of Oklahoma stood up to second. Mr. Gore is blind but Mr. Gore is cheerful. Excerpts from the Gore speech: "Four years ago the Republican Party went to New England to pick a candidate. This year they have to go to old England." "Republicans already have begun to sing 'My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean.'" "Mr. Hoover went too far and stayed too long." "Let us all make...

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