THIRD PARTIES: Hero Home

In Manhattan's echoing Pennsylvania Station, some 2,000 young Socialists, mostly college students, massed one morning last week to welcome home their political hero. Their placards and banners joggled up & down as they lustily sang the "Internationale." When they spied a tall, handsome, white-haired man coming from his train, they rushed forward and engulfed him with their enthusiasm. It was Norman Mattoon Thomas, Socialist nominee for President, back from a five-week transcontinental campaign tour. Nominee Thomas had traveled 10,000 miles through 38 States, made 150 speeches. His campaign slogan: "Repeal Unemployment."...

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