U.S. At War: Campaign West of the Pecos

In the throbbing, hustling atmosphere of Eastern campaign headquarters, the Vice Presidential candidates had scarcely been able to make themselves heard. Last week all that lay behind them. Both were out on the road, armed with their trusty old campaign weapons, the hearty handshake and the corny joke. If nobody in New York or Washington seemed to know where they had gone, they cared not. Harry Truman and John Bricker were back among The People.

John Bricker, who had not seen Tom Dewey for ten weeks, crossed the Cascade Mountains on a 94-speech, 9,250-mile...

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