DEMOCRATS: Talmadge for President

Gathering one night last week at Augusta's Bon Air Hotel, just two miles from Dwight Eisenhower's vacation cottage, 700 Georgians and South Carolinians sat down to roast sirloin of baby beef and a large serving of the kind of speech-making that Ike deplores. Firing up the faithful: Democratic Senator-elect Herman Talmadge and his longtime mentor, Georgia Political Boss Roy V. Harris, who was being testimonialized for 35 years of service to his state.

To an audience graced by his cousin, South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond, Herman lamented that "your parents and mine had to live under Yankee bayonets and occupation rule,...

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