POLITICAL NOTE: Coughlin in New York

A political champion may make a huge success in the provinces, but he is not worth his ice water until he has cried his cause in New York City. Abraham Lincoln made his first big national impression before an audience in Cooper Union in 1860. William Jennings Bryan chose the rostrum of old Madison Square Garden to launch his first Presidential campaign in 1896. Such job-seekers as Herbert Hoover, Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt have counted New York the climax of their speaking tours. Similarly Rev. Charles E. Coughlin of Royal Oak, Mich., after opening the membership drive...

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