National Affairs: Champaigning

The relative of another Big Name in Democracy (see above) swung into the political news when Bennett Clark, only son of the late great Champ Clark, Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced his candidacy for the Senate from Missouri. Young Clark was being graduated by the University of Missouri in 1912 when his father was losing the party's presidential nomination to Wilson at the Baltimore Convention. He later served as a House parliamentarian, went to France with the A. E. F., emerged from the War a colonel in the 88th Division. As...

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