National Affairs: Now and November

"Be not too certain that there will be an election in November 1936," shouted Father Charles E. Coughlin to his alarmed radio audience last month. What he meant was that war might take the place of an election. The political priest might be right or wrong but the fact remained that never before in U. S. history have so many extensive and intensive attempts been made so far in advance to foretell what will happen on Nov. 3.

The speculating public in 1929 was not supplied with a wider assortment of tips on the...

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