A short, compact, jug-eared young man in a Chesterfield coat, hat in hand, came smiling through a door in New York City last week.
"Nope," grunted the photographers.
"You mean I gotta come in again?" asked Thomas Edmund Dewey. Smiling broadly under his full black mustache, he went back, reentered. New York County's 37-year-old District Attorney was going through his first paces as a G.O.P. Presidential candidate.
On the walls at his headquarters, No. 100 East 42nd Street, hung huge posters of New York's Galahad, unsmiling, grave lines under his eyes. Even thus...