POLITICAL NOTES: The Pot Boils, Oct. 18, 1948

¶ Fifty-one members of the National Press Club in Washington were polled on the question: Who will win? Result: Dewey, 50; Truman, 1. The man who cast the dissenting vote: Harry Truman, who, as President, is a lifetime member of the club.

¶ The Chicago Tribune, sadly contemplating the Dewey program, found that it contained "some of the worst features of the New Deal" (the bipartisan foreign policy, farm-support prices, reclamation and public power projects). But the Trib swallowed hard, bit its tongue and announced: "We are for him because, borrowing one of...

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