MISSOURI: That Man Again

Missouri last week held a Senatorial primary as sizzling as the weather, as stubborn as a Missouri mule, as mixed-up as a mule's parentage. Senator Bennett Champ Clark stuck his reddish nose into it by stumping for Senator Harry S. Truman, elected six years ago by Kansas City's Boss Pendergast. It was evident that Bennett Clark did not enjoy backing Truman so much as he loved clapperclawing Truman's rival—stiff, Roman-nosed Governor Lloyd Crow Stark. Also to the aid of New Dealer Truman went New Deal Wheelhorse Alben Barkley. At a St. Louis...

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