National Affairs: Gnome v. Soldier

By Franklin Roosevelt's definition, the nation's choice is between men with social conscience and men without. Maryland has a choice at next week's Democratic primary between Senator Millard E. Tydings, 48, and Representative David John Lewis, 69, for the former's Senate seat.

Though they contrast as sharply as any two political opponents seen in many a year, each has a social conscience, each has striking individual gifts. And Mr.

Roosevelt's choice of "Davey John" Lewis to oust "Militant Millard" Tydings was testimony to the calibre of both.

For the New Deal's urgent purposes, David...

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