U.S. At War: Oklahoma's Third

Senator Joshua Bryan Lee, ex-professor of oratory, adopted his middle name in deference to his own silver tongue. He clung noisily to New Deal coattails, handed out lavish patronage to the "Rover Boys" who helped elect him in 1936, found spare time to work for Prohibition (TIME, Nov. 2). Last week Josh Lee was so shocked that he holed up at his hotel for two days before facing newsmen.

Oklahoma Republicans had beaten him with wealthy Oilman Edward H. Moore, had thus elected their first Senator since 1924 and their third since Oklahoma became a State in 1907. Senator-Elect Moore, 71, is...

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