GEORGIA: Ol' Gene's Boy

Herman Eugene ("Hummon") Talmadge, 35, who had tried it on once before for size, triumphantly accepted the mantle of the governorship of Georgia last week. He allowed it would be a good fit after some tailoring.

The 75th governor of Georgia and the youngest in the U.S., Hummon used the opportunity to shout out the first rebel yell at Harry Truman since the election. "I am proud to say," rasped Hummon, "that [my] administration will throw the full force of your state's governmental machinery behind our Senators and Congressmen in their fight against...

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