National Affairs: Who's for Whom

Charles Edison, son of Thomas A. Edison and former Secretary of the Navy and Democratic governor of New Jersey, last week named his choice for President. Said he: "As an independent, and I truly mean an independent—not just an independent Democrat, not just an independent Republican, but as an independent independent—I urge everyone to support Fighting Bob Taft."

Other endorsements of the week:

¶ Nevada's Pat McCarran, a cool-to-Truman Democrat, chairman of the Senate's Internal Security subcommittee, announced that he favors the Southern Democrats' candidate, Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia, "because first of all he has shown a determination to...

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