DEMOCRATS: A Long, Hard Job

A fighting speech in Baltimore, a fighting speech in Newark, a fighting speech in Brooklyn—and then it was old home week-end in Manhattan for Governor Smith. It was the twenty-first time he had run for office. This was his greatest aspiration of all and a crucial factor was whether or not his own townsmen would give him enough votes to complete the foundation of his chance for the Presidency.

It misted, drizzled and poured, but the Brown Derby waved from the Battery to Central Park at cheering, milling millions. In the evening, Madison Square Garden was a tornado of noisy,...

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