U.S. At War: THE INVASION OF CALIFORNIA

En route to St. Louis (Oct. 15) and Syracuse, N.Y. (Oct. 21 ), Wendell Willkie visited Los Angeles to see about One World. What happened is recounted herewith by TIME'S Los Angeles Correspondent, Sidney L. James. When much the same happened in San Francisco, it seemed to Californians that Willkie is the candidate other G.O.P. candidates must beat.

When Wendell Willkie slipped quietly into Los Angeles last week, he was merely chairman of the board of 20th Century-Fox. When he left five days later he looked like the most important Presidential possibility in...

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