The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 12, 1934

Jayhawker (by Sinclair Lewis & Lloyd Lewis; Henry Hammond. Inc., producer). Mr. Lloyd Lewis, the historian (Myths after Lincoln; Sherman, Fighting Prophet) and Mr. Sinclair Lewis, as resourceful a story-teller as the nation has produced, have concocted between them a Civil War episode which will be found in none of the history books. They would have the audience believe that in June 1864, a Kansas Senator and a Confederate general, himself a onetime U. S. Senator, planned to have both sides declare an armistice, march...

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