National Affairs: Headliner

As a maker of headlines, most successful third-party Nominee this year has been Communist Earl Browder. In this he was conspicuously aided by unknown persons of Tampa, Fla., who locked him out of the hall where he was to speak, and by the police of Terre Haute, Ind., who locked him up as a vagrant (TIME, Oct. 12). Born in Kansas, son of a country schoolmaster, Earl Browder's own schooling ended at 9 when his father had a breakdown and the son got a job as an errand boy. He studied bookkeeping, became office...

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