National Affairs: Happy For Governor

In the course of Kentucky's gubernatorial election last week two citizens were shot dead. As a result of the election James Aloysius Farley claimed a great New Deal triumph. Neither of those commonplace occurrences was news. What did make news was the fact that a spectacular young political upstart had bucked the old-line Democratic and Republican machines which traditionally divide Kentucky's rule between them, rolled up the biggest majority for Governor in State history. The New Deal gave Lieutenant-Governor Albert Benjamin ("Happy") Chandler a helpful boost toward the Governor's chair. Governor Ruby...

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