National Affairs: Inside Philadelphia

When the Democratic landslide in Philadelphia was measured last week, many a Democratic politician (including National Chairman Paul Butler) hailed the results as a harbinger of 1956-But Mayor-elect Richardson Dilworth promptly announced that he did not consider his victory an indication of a national trend. Although Dilworth's statement brought puzzled frowns to some nationally oriented Democratic foreheads, it did not surprise many Philadelphians. Dilworth is more inclined to say what he thinks than what other politicians expect him to say.

A combat Marine veteran of both World Wars (an arm wound in the Soissons drive of 1918, Silver Star from Guadalcanal), Yaleman...

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