Letters, Sep. 19, 1932

Wilson's Management

Sirs: TIME of Aug. 29, in its admirable sketch of William Gibbs McAdoo falls into a natural error when it says: "McAdoo helped nominate Wilson at Baltimore in 1912. He managed that year's winning Democratic campaign." McAdoo did this—but not William Gibbs, who had not yet attached his star or his heart to the Wilson regime. Wilson's pre-convention and campaign manager was William McAdoo, a Princeton graduate, resident of New Jersey and New York lawyer, quite a different person. I suggest that the young editor who wrote this sketch read up...

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