U.S. At War: New Face

Connecticut Yankees—G.O.P. variety—last week opened their convention by nominating able, energetic Raymond Earl Baldwin for the Governor's chair he distinguished from 1939 to 1941. This week they closed their sessions with news that made a real splash: for Congress, from the Fourth district, they nominated Playwright Clare Boothe (the vote: 84-to-2), and thus set squarely on the political scene a Congressional candidate like no other the U.S. has seen.

Connecticut citizens of all stripes hailed the news with delight—whether they were for her or ag'in her, this nomination meant the campaign would be...

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