Willkie and 1944

Wendell Willkie is gaining popularity for the 1944 Republican Presidential nomination. This was the big subsurface political news noted last week by observers whose ears are well grounded. The trend may not be immediately apparent on the normal political barometers (the latest Gallup poll still had Willkie a firm second to New York's Thomas E. Dewey), but political wiseacres, taking the pulse of the people, were sure. Travelers who talked politics up & down the Midwest were especially struck by the resurgence of Willkie talk. One such was the New York Times's...

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