REPUBLICANS: What a Wonderful Thing

New York's Governor Tom Dewey, who tried and lost for the G.O.P. in 1944 and 1948, described last week how he feels as he watches the party's 1952 models go by. Said Dewey, as he introduced Candidate Earl Warren (Dewey's 1948 vice-presidential running mate) at a $100-a-plate Manhattan Republican dinner:

"I am not campaigning for the presidency of the United States, thank God, and I do not have to make six speeches a day like Earl Warren. I am viewing the passing scene with the greatest serenity of my life, and I am thinking that poor guy will have to make...

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