MINNESOTA: Fireworks At Home

A tall, tousled beanpole of a man packed his tiny wife and three small children into the family Ford and set out northward through the streets of Washington. The Hon. Joseph Hurst Ball, 35, was heading home to Minnesota.

Young Senator Ball expected a cool reception from the home folks. For this earnest, rumpled newspaperman whom Republican Governor Harold Stassen chose last year to take the place of the late Senator Ernest Lundeen is an ardent crusader for President Roosevelt's foreign policy. And for over 25 years Minnesota has been a sand pile of isolationism.

It was as a Congressman from...

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