National Affairs: Not Since the Armistice. . . .

People, thousands and thousands of people, more people than there are in Indianapolis and St. Louis and Birmingham, Ala. combined, jam-packed the stone-cliffed canyon of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue for half a day last week. Three out of every ten New Yorkers were there, 2,000,000 strong. They fainted, they cheered, their feet hurt, their clothes got mussed. At 58th Street their sheer bulk bulged through splintering plate glass windows. The Governor's motorcycle escort rode one down. A pack of them upturned a policeman and his screaming horse. There never had been so many people...

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