U.S. At War: Change in the Weather

Georgia's high-handed, lowbrowed Governor Eugene Talmadge had the stage all set for one of his wild political rallies last week. A free fish fry-15.000 lb. of mullet and hushpuppies-had been a-fixing for two days. Little Moultrie (pop. 10,147) was packed with yellow school buses, highway-patrol cars, the sedans of Talmadge's "Palace Guard" at the State Capitol. There was even a bus labeled UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA STUDENTS FOR TALMADGE -though when the passengers stuck their heads out for a photographer only two seemed to be under 40.

Talmadge, his manner, as always, that of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!