REPUBLICANS: Fellow Amateurs

Early last week Wendell Willkie, setting out on his second foray in search of farm votes, drove deep into the enemy territory of Des Moines, home town of Democrat Henry Wallace. In the office of Iowa's bush-browed Governor George Wilson (where four years ago Candidates Franklin Roosevelt and Alf Landon conferred about the drought), Willkie sat down to hear about farm problems from four farm-belt Governors, some 60 big & little officials, farm-organization leaders, farmers. That meeting was followed by two smart Willkie moves.

Appearing before 5,000 Iowans massed in front of the...

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