National Affairs: Middle-of-the-Roader

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Topeka correspondents who had seen him scribbling away at it on a big, yellow scratchpad were sure that Republican Nominee Alf M. Landon's acceptance speech last week (see above) was his own composition. But they also knew that that crucial declaration had, as a matter of course, been passed on by the nominee's chief political strategists, Managing Editor Roy Roberts and Kansas Manager Lacy Haynes of the Kansas City Star. They knew, too, that, as he grappled with complex national issues, modest, provincial Governor Landon had gladly turned for...

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