THIRD PARTIES: Foster Collapse

In the past three months William Zebulon Foster, Communist candidate for President, traveled 17,000 mi., addressed 70 meetings, was expelled from Zeigler, Ill., arrested in Los Angeles, Scranton, Lawrence, Mass. With 34 more speaking dates in 13 states to go, harried Candidate Foster last week collapsed in Chicago with an attack of angina pectoris. His doctor said, "It would be absolute suicide for him to continue his tour." Few days later, recuperating in his Bronx home, Candidate Foster wryly reminded reporters of a noteworthy fact: "Today I bear the unique distinction...

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