National Affairs: Marching Through Georgia

Almost everyone had been relaxed about the delegate contest in Georgia. The recognized Republican state committee had sent a delegation divided 13 for Ike, two for Taft, one for Warren and one uncommitted; a contending faction had a solid 17 for Taft. One of the leaders of the official organization, and a member of its delegation, is Harry Sommers, himself a Taftman. He was sitting right there in Chicago as a member of the national committee. No one—at least no one outside the steamroller crew—expected the committee to throw out Sommers' own delegation....

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