National Affairs: An Elegant Gentleman

Like Candidate Eisenhower, Candidate Stevenson put in a serious week seeing serious callers. Among them:

¶ Governor Hugh White of Mississippi, who told reporters he thought Stevenson was "an elegant gentleman and a very capable man."

¶ Agriculture Secretary Charles Brannan, who declared himself "impressed" by the governor's grasp of farm problems, said that farmers are "in a good frame of mind toward Stevenson."

¶ Senator Richard Russell, who predicted that Stevenson would "carry every Southern state," declared himself satisfied with Stevenson's stand on civil rights.

¶ Averell Harriman, who is reported aiming for Secretary of State if Stevenson gets elected. He said...

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