National Affairs: One-to-Five

As Tom Dewey ended his western trip last week, Bob Taft's speech resounded in his ears. Taft had said a lot of the things Dewey himself expected to say in due time. It would be a little galling if, on some national issues, e.g., taxes, labor, the Truman Administration, he could only say "me, too."

But looking back over his trip (in four weeks he had traveled 6,200 miles and talked with the Republican leaders of 15 states), he was well pleased. He knew that he had handled himself well. He reckoned that of...

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