REPUBLICANS: Pictures at Pawling

A little before noon, Governor Thomas E. Dewey stepped out on to the sunny front terrace of his white-columned farm house at Pawling, casting a gentleman farmer's eye on the thin clouds overhead. "I think it's going to rain," he said.

A few minutes later, Governor Earl Warren, his wife and their three daughters drove up in two official cars. "Greetings, glad to see you," said Tom Dewey. The wives kissed each other on the cheek. Tom Jr. and twelve-year-old Johnny Dewey shook hands self-consciously with the Warren girls—Virginia, 19, Dorothy, 17, and Nina, 14.

The two families posed for photographers on...

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