The Election: The Last Seven Days

It was as if every instrument in the band was playing at once. In the huge cacophony the deep notes of the melody were almost drowned out. From platform, press and radio voices roared, barked, shrilled, pleaded. Newspapers carried full-page ads: Wendell Willkie Reneges. . . . This Is the Last Chance to Think. . . . Today I Am No Longer Free. ... 7 Voted for the Beguiling Voice. . . . Why We Want Willkie. . . . This Is a Crusade. . . . To Those Who Still Have an Open Mind....

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