OKLAHOMA: Blind Man's Rebuff

On the morning of Dec. 22, 1935 there were two blind men in the U. S. Senate. That evening there was only one, Minnesota's bitter, blatant Thomas David Schall having died of injuries suffered when he was struck by an automobile. One evening last week the Senate lost its second blind man when Oklahoma's Thomas Pryor Gore, no New Dealer, finished fourth in a primary race for the Democratic nomination to his seat.

Famed for biting wit since he went to Washington as one of Oklahoma's first two Senators in 1907, "Tom" Gore once...

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