National Affairs: Bolters

The pilot said it was his roughest trip in four years. The big, silver United Air Lines Willkie Special lurched in the uneasy air, sometimes dropped 60 feet in a bump. Candidate Wendell Willkie and his wife, flying from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs, kept their chins up as well as any one. Far below lay grand U. S. scenery that would have been more reassuring if God had provided more landing fields upon it—the jutting peaks of the snow-clad Rockies.

This was part of Candidate Willkie's long rest before beginning a strenuous...

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