The Campaign: Above The Battle


It was at Detroit's Cadillac Square in 1948 that Harry Truman launched his furiously partisan "give-'em-hell" campaign. It was there in 1960 that John F. Kennedy set the tone of his campaign with a passionately partisan pitch for labors vote. And it was there that Lyndon Johnson went last week to begin his campaign—with a speech that was about as partisan as custard pie.

The President's delivery, to be sure, was in the best stumping style. He flailed his arms, pounded the lectern, shouted so hard his voice broke, leaned so far...

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