Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee Harry Truman was serenaded at a Kansas City political dinner:
We sing our praise of Vice President Truman, parley-vous,
The man who's loved all over the world by me and you.
Vice President by acclamation,
An American credit to our nationhinkey dinkey parley-vous!
Harry Truman, who rose to the U.S. Senate under the sponsorship of Kansas City's old Pendergast machine, responded with a bit of his political philosophy. "I'm a Jackson County organization Democrat and I'm proud of it," he said. "That's the way I got to be a county judge, a senator...