National Affairs: Mr. Republican Goes to Ohio

A long-legged man with a slight paunch climbed into his 1948 Plymouth sedan in Washington last week, settled his Panama on his head and headed for Cleveland. The back of his car was piled with suitcases and a filing cabinet full of material for speeches. Sunday afternoon, with an ear-to-ear grin wreathing his spectacled face, he drove into Cleveland's southeast end and walked into the Cloverleaf Café. "Hey boys," said someone, "here's Senator Taft."

With the 1950 political campaign still more than a year away, Senator Robert Alphonso Taft had taken to the hustings....

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