POLITICAL NOTES: First Robin

The political campaigns of 1938 are hardly underway. Last week, however, two springs ahead of time, the Presidential campaign of 1940 started. For handsome, white-haired Paul Vories McNutt—U. S. High Commissioner in the Philippines since 1937—alighted, like the first robin of 1940, on U. S. shores.

Still boss of his State's powerful Democratic machine although his term as Governor of Indiana ended a year ago, Paul McNutt is naturally anxious that his claims as a candidate for President shall not be forgotten. So on his first return to the U. S. his supporters...

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