U.S. At War: 1940 ... ALL OVER AGAIN?

As evidence above, razor-sharp Publisher Joseph Medill Patterson, of the New York Daily News, is alarmed over the possibility that Wendell Willkie may be a Presidential candidate against Franklin Roosevelt in 1944. (Daily News circulation: 2,000,000 copies, largest in the U.S.). Since Franklin Roosevelt's candidacy is assured, and since Publisher Patterson, like his cousin Robert Rutherford McCormick of the Chicago Tribune, badly wants an Old Guard Republican in the White House, the Patterson blows fall heaviest on Candidate Willkie. At regular intervals, anti-Willkie, anti-Roosevelt Mr. Patterson keeps the ball rolling with the...

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