U.S. At War: He Stopped the Flood

Wrote Ben Berve, chairman of the Illinois Republican Committee: "Owing to your courageous fight to keep America free, I ... have been flooded with communications urging your candidacy for President of the United States. . . ."

Replied Chicago's Robert Rutherford ("Bertie") McCormick: "If I would allow my name to be used ... I would have to cease acting as editor and publisher of the Tribune. ... It would be a great mistake."

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