U.S. At War: The Sullen South

After interviewing his way through Dixie, Collier's Politics Editor Walter Davenport last month assured his 3,000,000-odd readers that the sullen South was anti-Roosevelt. He reported that the South itches: 1) to reject a Fourth Term, 2) to vote for any Democrat but Roosevelt, 3) to vote Republican even, as a last resort.

Gallup pollsters last week asked Southern voters to name one choice for the next Democratic Presidential candidate. The South's choice: Roosevelt, 80%; Byrnes, 8; Wallace, 6; Farley, 3; McNutt, 2; Douglas, 1; Winant, less than 1.


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