The Still-Solid South

The South will string along with the New Deal. That was the news last week from the Alabama and Florida primaries. The victorious New Dealers had bad scares. They had to fight fiercely and draw heavily on their established personal strength. They won by narrower margins than they enjoyed six years ago. But political observers, pondering the returns, agreed that.

¶ The much-ballyhooed Southern revolt against term IV was a false alarm.

¶ The New Deal political machine still rolls smoothly.

¶ The Roosevelt name still pulls at the polls.

¶ The Southern race...

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