National Affairs: I Preach

Instead of a sweltering day in Topeka, it was a cool evening in Chicago. Instead of a rural throng of picnicking Kansans on the State House lawn, it was an urban crowd of 20,000 packed into Chicago's enclosed Stadium.* Instead of the flat prairie voice of Alf M. Landon, it was the boom of Frank Knox. But the difference was more than a difference of weather, crowd, voice.

In formally accepting his nomination for the Presidency, Governor Landon chose to fight with cold water the fire of New Deal enthusiasm (TIME, Aug. 3)....

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