National Affairs: Music All the Day

The sun shone bright on old Kentucky homes, the meadows were in bloom, and the birds were making music all the day. But most Kentuckians could hardly no tice or hear last week above the political din that filled the state. Albert Benjamin Chandler, 57, Kentucky's governor in 1935-39 and U.S. Senator in 1939-45, was noisily on the comeback trail (TIME, April 11). "Happy" Chandler was wowing the voters everywhere with his own special brand of political minstrelsy. His opponent for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Judge Bertram T. Combs, 43, of Prestonsburg, was still campaigning in a sober, solemn fashion that...

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