Dewey Takes Off

Tom Dewey got his carefully planned campaign off to a careful start last week. Everything ticked with the precision of a metronome. From Pawling to Pittsburgh to Springfield, Ill., to St. Louis and back, the schedule rolled efficiently through, each part of the whole falling trimly into place, on time.

Candidate Dewey had divided his first campaign trip into three precisely wrapped parcels. Parcel No. 1 was set up at industrial Pittsburgh, thus giving the Governor a chance to point out firmly that the New Deal has gotten exactly nowhere with the planning vital to reconversion—although "we are electing a...

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