National Affairs: Two Virginians

Before Franklin Roosevelt uprose to praise Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, near Charlottesville, Va., last Independence Day (TIME, July 13), Virginia's senior Senator, Carter Glass, speaking as a Southern host and lifelong Democrat, declared in a carefully prepared introduction: "Virginia greets him because of the high station he holds; Virginia greets him for the courage and patience exhibited in dealing with public problems; Virginia greets him because he professes the humanitarianism and the love of the plain people which Thomas Jefferson manifested throughout his life."

Last week in Hanover County, Va. there was performed...

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