U.S. At War: They Come Big in Dakota

South Dakota, home of big open spaces and big open faces, got ready last week for a big, open Senatorial race. All the candidates were outsize. Seventy-three-year-old William J. Bulow, Democrat and present Senator, weighs about 180 lb. and would stand a gnarl-muscled six feet, if he squared his stooped shoulders. Known as a cracker-box humorist and a bull's-eye tobacco spitter, drawling, beaked Bulow won the moniker of "Silent Bill" by speaking on the Senate floor only six times in two terms. He was a pre-war isolationist and "horse-sense" appeaser. He was...

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