National Affairs: Dewey in Boston

Some 16,000 blue Boston noses tilted up at G. O. P. Prospect Thomas E. Dewey one night last week. Their owners had braved bitter cold to hear his fourth major campaign speech. His text: New Deal spending; his point: Balance the Budget. His single specific: reduce the number of Federal employes. His theme: "Do our 130,000,000 people run their government, or does $9,000,000,000 [the U. S. budget total] a year run our people? . . . That is the challenge posed to America by the New Deal. . . . The national administration which will succeed this administration next January ....

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