CAMPAIGNS: The Story of Wendell Willkie

Great was the political innocence of the few citizens who decided, seven weeks ago, that they believed Wendell Willkie was the best man to be President of the U. S. No great experience in public affairs marked them: they were made up of lawyers, advertising men, the small fry of big business, the junior partners of little firms. No great idea drove them—theirs was a stubborn, headshaking, vaguely troubled conviction that, no matter if Wendell Willkie had no chance for the Republican nomination—having no delegates, no machine, no manager—they still believed...

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