TENNESSEE: A Fright for Crump

Cotton-haired Boss Ed Crump, who not only looks like Foxy Grandpa but acts like him, has had it all his own way in Tennessee's Democratic politics for years & years. Many a Tennessean had come to believe that nobody would ever dare challenge the old Red Snapper of Memphis.

But last week Mister Crump was up to his bushy eyebrows in a slugging match. A smart Democrat threatened to break the grip Ed Crump has held on Tennessee's U.S. Senators for the last 15 years.* The man who dared the Boss's revivalist anger...

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