National Affairs: $420,000 in the Pot

When Bob Taft stepped out of an airplane at Chicago one day last week, an enthusiastic Republican delegation was there to welcome him. Among them was Miss Constance O'Brien, who stepped up and gave him a Taft-for-President button that her grandfather wore in 1908 when William Howard Taft, the Senator's father, ran for President.

Robert Taft was in Chicago, heart of the Taft country, to help Republicans raise money and to further his candidacy for the presidential nomination. For 30 hours Illinois Republicans reverently escorted their man on a whirlwind schedule from ham-and-eggs breakfast to political confab to press conference to lunch...

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