U.S. At War: Casey at the Bat

Personable, blue-blooded, Republican Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. of Massachusetts has said yes in too many different ways for Franklin Roosevelt's liking-yes to isolation, yes to support of the war effort. Last week the President blessed and backed the Senatorial candidacy of a man who says yes only to the President: young (42), squarejawed, curly-haired, Representative Joseph E. Casey.

Fighting-Irish, a Roman Catholic, Casey stands well with labor. He was a private in World War I; he first ran for Congress in 1926. He first won in 1934, has served ever since with little...

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