U.S. At War: Gold Mine, Unlimited

U.S. voters last week got a preview of where their future political candidates are coming from:

In Indiana, Republicans hoped that the shot in the arm that Navy Lieut. James Tucker, 35, got in the U.S. landing at Salerno would be a shot in the arm to Indiana GOPolitics. Six-foot, boyish Lieut. Tucker (now home on convalescent leave) once served as Indiana's Secretary of State, would make a hot and heroic candidate for U.S. Senator in 1944, if the Navy gives him a medical discharge.

In Tennessee, Boss Ed Crump of Memphis likewise was hoping for a medical discharge for an old-line Crumpet,...

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