The Election: Sidelights

¶ Roosevelt-hating Chicago Tribune headlines, by editions: DEWEY SWEEPING MIDWEST; DEWEY, FDR NECK AND NECK; ROOSEVELT WINNING; finally: FOURTH TERM FOR FDR.

¶The Boston Globe headlined its lead election story: ROOSEVELT WINS, AGAIN, AGAIN AND AGAIN.

¶Roosevelt won in Roosevelt, Okla., Roosevelt, Minn, and Roosevelt, La.; lost in Roosevelt, N.Y. and Roosevelt, Ariz. It was Dewey in Dewey, Mont., 3240-30.

¶From Leyte in the Philippines, the Army Signal Corps was ready to transmit Douglas MacArthur's afternoon communiqué. Leyte's first words: "Have you anything on the election yet?" The answer: "Not yet." Said Leyte:...

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