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Like Reconstruction, Harry Truman is something the Deep South never quite got over. Last week three South Carolina newspapers printed an interview with his old military aide, Harry Vaughan, which said that both Truman and Vaughan endorsed Senatorial Candidate Edgar Brown. Brown squirmed like a husband with the wrong shade of lipstick on his collar; his enemies could hardly suppress their glee.

After the death of Senator Burnet Maybank (TIME, Sept. 13), Brown, a state senator who controls the state Democratic executive committee, talked the committee into nominating him as a replacement. Conservative...

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