ELECTIONS: First Round

"The old Roosevelt magic has lost its kick. The diverse elements in his Falstaffian army can no longer be kept together and led by a melodious whinny and a winning smile. . . ."

This uncomplimentary reference to his old chief by Columnist Hugh S. Johnson was printed last week in the same papers whose front pages headlined the victory of Senator Claude Pepper in Florida's Democratic primary—wherein, if Mr. Roosevelt's name had lost any of its old magic, the results were not apparent. Campaigning on a platform of wholehearted allegiance to the...

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