DEMOCRATS: New Crusade

Last week Henry Wallace, fresh from his battle with international cartels, took on U.S. railroads singlehanded—why, no one could exactly say.

Wallace's bout with the Nation's carriers was staged in Dallas, which is Democratic but not New Dealish. There the Vice President was roundly snubbed by top business and civic leaders, roundly welcomed by labor groups, who pinned their insignia on his lapel. In his speech the Vice President sailed into the railroads with old-fashioned muckraking, trust-busting fervor. He swung hard:

> Excessive transportation rates burden all U.S. agriculture and industry and...

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