THIRD PARTIES: Eggs in the Dust

In his assault on the South last week, Henry Wallace acted more like an agitator than a presidential candidate.

He ostentatiously rode through cities and towns with his Negro secretary in the seat beside him. He chose the homes of Negro supporters for meals and overnight stops. In Little Rock, his supporters picked four places for him to speak, knowing that he might be refused permission at all four (he was), knowing also that there were at least a dozen places where he could have spoken without raising any objection.

Jeering Crowds. Wallace...

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