Last week was historic in U. S. politics. It was the week when the candidates for the U. S. Presidency defined different, but equally new, relationships with their parties. Franklin Roosevelt irritably relegated the Democratic Party organization to the bottommost column of his cam paign calculations (see col. 1). Wendell Willkie in Colorado Springs cordially received G. O. P. politicos, listened politely, sent them away knowing that to him as well the Republican Party's formal, professional organism would be incidental in the 1940 campaign.

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