National Affairs: Lamest Duck

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For 24 hours last week Washington's fashionable Mayflower Hotel became the political centre of the U. S. Its spacious lobbies were jammed with Senators and Representatives eager for a peep at the next President of the U. S. Up & down its thick-carpeted halls marched a throng of important people ranging from Bernard Mannes Baruch to Rear Admiral Cary Grayson. Through the street crowd of plain citizens Supreme Court Justice Brandeis shouldered his way inside. So did Minnesota's Governor Olson and General William Mitchell, retired Army Air Service critic. In...

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