National Affairs: Pass the Ammunition

Until last week, the two candidates for governor of New York, Irving M. Ives and W. Averell Harriman, were waging dull and gentlemanly campaigns, avoiding sensationalism. Last week New York's cold campaign suddenly got hot. After a two-hour session with the master strategist, Thomas E. Dewey. Senator Ives dramatically broke off his upstate speaking tour and roared down to Manhattan for a television and radio broadcast advertised as the first of a series of "shocking" blockbusters revealing some awful truths about Harriman.

Blockbuster No. 1. For his text Ives went all the way back to 1926, when Harriman was board chairman of...

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