DEMOCRATS: Votes Oct. 29, 1928

Additions to the Smith movement included:

¶ Twoscore Harvard professors, including Charles Townsend Copeland, Felix Frankfurter, Frank William Taussig, Kuno Franke, Bliss Perry, Ralph Barton Perry, Francis Bowes Sayre. Reasons: ". . . Neither the continued association of the Republican candidate with the reactionary element of the party nor his public utterances during the campaign give us any reason to believe that he has broken with that group. The best hope for a return to the liberalism of Roosevelt and Wilson lies in the election of Governor Smith.

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