National Affairs: Men of Principle

One of this year's Nominees for President of the U. S. spent several anxious hours last week on the mezzanine floor of the Hotel La Salle, Chicago. He frowned often, conferred with friends, stared down his nose, hovered near a closed door behind which a meeting of his party's national executive committee was in session.

It was a harrowing time for the Nominee because the committee was debating, and soon would vote, whether or not he was to continue as a Nominee for the Presidency, whether or not he was to be withdrawn and returned to private life as just plain William...

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