National Affairs: Sachem Speaks

"Unless you're ready to subscribe to the New Deal 100% and sign your name on the dotted line you're a Tory, you're a prince of privilege, you're a reactionary, or you're an economic royalist. Now, my dear ladies, bear in mind that ... the smear department of the [Democratic] National Committee will be working overtime tonight to see if it isn't possible to tie you all up to the predatory interests. . . ."

So saying, Alfred E. Smith in Manhattan's Carnegie Hall opened an address last week to a political group known as...

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