National Affairs: Sanders Steps Down

Eighteen years ago the Republican Party picked a Terre Haute, Ind. lawyer named Everett Sanders and sent him to Congress. Nine years ago Calvin Coolidge picked Republican Sanders for his White House secretary. Two years ago Herbert Hoover again picked Republican Sanders, made him chairman of his Party's National Committee, put him in charge of what turned out to be a disastrous campaign. Last week Chairman Sanders was ready to bow to Party necessity and step back into private life. He called a meeting of the National Committee to elect his successor June...

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