Last week the U. S. heard a great noise. It was the sum of many voices: the burnished periods of Franklin Roosevelt (see p. 11); the hoarse, earnest voice of Wendell Willkie (see p. 12); the tragic solemnity of John L. Lewis (see p. 18); the twanging, drawling, rasping, dry voice of the U. S. in campaign conversation:

> Said Jim Farley, who gave up his Democratic National Chairmanship rather than work for a Third Term: "I shall vote the straight Democratic ticket on Nov. 5 and I urge the members of my party...

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