Charles Linza McNary, 66, Senator from Oregon for 23 years, is no fire-eater. A soft-spoken legislative expert, he never makes a speech if he can help it, has long been a mystery to effervescent New Dealers, who call him able, shrewd, liberal, weary, lazy, cynical. When he was given the Republican nomination for Vice President they predicted that he would show no enthusiasm in his campaign, if he campaigned at all. They said that since he had voted for TYA, Bonneville Dam, had steadily fought the Hull reciprocal trade agreements, he and Wendell Willkie were on opposite sides of...

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