Button, Button

The Great Willkie Button Mystery was at last explained. When the New Jersey mother of a Marine in the South Pacific got a letter from him asking for 500 old Willkie campaign buttons, with the explanation of why he wanted them deleted by a censor. Republican National Chairman Harrison E. Spangler sized the event up as a red-hot issue. Probably, he spluttered, demanding an investigation, the Marine was just trying to counteract New Deal propaganda in the armed forces.

Last week the true explanation came from NBC Correspondent Robert McCormick. The Marine's outfit...

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