DEMOCRATS: Through the Looking Glass

Democratic politicos began to look at themselves in a new perspective. Until a few1 weeks ago, Navy Secretary James Forrestal had turned a deaf ear to proposals that he should be Harry Truman's running mate in 1948. Despite his obvious qualifications (residence in New York, businessman's background, distinguished Government service), he did not want to ally himself with what might be a losing ticket. But by last week he felt good enough about Democratic chances in 1948 to tell friends he would be glad to make the vice-presidential race if the party would have him. Just in case,...

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