National Affairs: Publicity

Efficient as Democratic whip in the sessions of the House of Representatives, William A. Oldfield of Arkansas looked out from his Washington window upon the newsdealers and decided to bend the power of publicity to his purposes. Announcement:

"A number of prominent Democrats interested in the Party's future and having especially in mind the Congressional elections of next year, have made possible the publication of a Democratic weekly newspaper from Washington. It is The National Democrat.

"Lack of adequate publicity has been the greatest handicap of the Democratic Party in state and national politics. Special privilege, fostered by the Republican Party, largely controls...

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