National Affairs: Berry Picked

Major George Leonard Berry of Tennessee came within three votes of beating "Brother Charlie" Bryan for the Democratic Vice-Presidential nomination at Madison Square Garden in 1924. Brother Charlie was, of course, not elected, but at least he was Governor of Nebraska. George Berry never got even that far in politics.

Until last week few people except George Leonard Berry could possibly have cared about that 1924 bubble in the stream of U. S. history. But it became significant last week when Tennessee's Governor Gordon Browning, after 13 days of playing "Senator, Senator, who...

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