National Affairs: Glass Blast

Grubbing around among the oratorical remains of the 1932 campaign for flavor and facts, future historians are likely to pluck out and re-examine as the most authentic and complete summation of the Democratic case last week's radio speech by Virginia's testy little Senator Carter Glass. The 74-year-old Lynchburg publisher got out of a sick bed to answer President Hoover's stump speeches. Senator Glass is a political snapping turtle but no Republican has dared call the "Father of the Federal Reserve" a "wild man."

He served through the thick of last winter's bi-partisan Congressional...

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