DEMOCRATS: Votes Sep. 24, 1928

Additions to the Smith movement included:

Charles W. Clark, mining man, Republican since 1896, son of the late, famed Senator William Andrews Clark of Montana. Reason: "Whether they wish to or not the American people today must recognize that the main issue of this campaign is that of personal liberty."

Ray Stannard Baker ("David Grayson"), author and publicist, biographer of Woodrow Wilson. Reason: "Candid, progressive, humane." Nonpartisan, a friend of both Nominees, Mr. Baker kept both their pictures on his study wall until he made up his mind. Last week he removed the Hoover...

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