U.S. at War: Gene's Exit

Gallus-snapping Gene Talmadge was a bitter, unhappy man last week as he turned over the Governorship of Georgia to stocky, ambitious Ellis Gibbs Arnall. With his coat collar turned up, his owl eyes staring straight ahead, he sat glumly on the platform throughout Arnall's inauguration; when the ceremonies were over he refused to shake hands, stomped off to his home in the hardwood swamps of Telfair County.

Ever since hustling Ellis Arnall trounced him in the Democratic primaries last September, vindictive Gene Talmadge has tried to embarrass his successor. With the near-dictatorial powers he...

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