Canada at War: The Big Three

The three major candidates in Canada's general election stepped up their pace.

The CCF. Fastest campaigner was chunky Socialist Major (a name, not a title) James Coldwell, who zipped by air from the west to the east coast in six days, made six speeches. In an Ottawa auditorium, he stood before a backdrop of signs reading "Jobs for All" and "Homes for All," talked for an hour to an audience of 1,200. His biggest platform promises: socialization of monopolies, high taxes on high incomes, 5,000,000 jobs, 1,000,000 new houses.

The Progressive Conservatives. "Farmer John" Bracken traveled more slowly, saw more people. He...

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