U.S. At War: The Stew Is On

The political pot boiled higher, noisier.

¶ Multimillionaire G.O.P. Oilman Joe Pew, political promoter who usually lets his money talk, made the first political speech of his career last week in Philadelphia. Said he: "We are going to see the greatest Republican sweep in history, from one end of the country to the other." He put doubtful Pennsylvania solidly into the Dewey column, adding: "President Roosevelt is not campaigning for himself, but for Senator Harry Truman, who he hopes to make the next President of the U.S. We will never stand for this."


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