The Congress: President Dawes

Out of Boston, starting at scratch with Paul Revere one spring night in 1775, William Dawes did his share in awakening the countryside to the news that the British were coming—although Revere got most of the credit. Out of Lincoln, Neb., starting at scratch with Charles W. Bryan, one of William Dawes' descendants set out on a long ride into U. S. politics. It is not yet determined which of them will get the more credit, although it appears that Dawes—Charles Gates Dawes it is this time—appears to have made greater headway...