New York's glamorous young Tom Dewey, currently conceded the lead for the G. 0. P.'s top nomination in 1940,has carefully refrained—while hobnobbing diligently in private with influential people from all over—from making a national speech on national issues. He and his friends know well that he is already well-known from coast to coast, by name & fame if not in inner structure. Had they needed proof of this, the University of Illinois last week supplied it. A board of politically-uninfected faculty members awarded to Tom Dewey, for "enrichment of American life and welfare" by his racket-bustings,...

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