U.S. At War: Victory for Morse

Oregon Republicans rejected Senator Rufus Holman last week, and as a result the Republican Party looked a bit brighter all over the U.S. For bumbling Rufus Holman, 66, was an isolationist, a party hack, a reactionary, a labor baiter. His conqueror, making his first try for political office, was Wayne Lyman Morse, young (43), an internationalist, for two years the most effective member of Franklin Roosevelt's War Labor Board.

In rejecting Holman and electing Morse, many Oregonians were convinced that they had rendered a double public service. Holman, big of girth, white of hair,...

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