National Affairs: Texas Tangle

As governor of Texas, tall (6 ft. 2 in.), dark & handsome Allan Shivers has been widely regarded as an efficient administrator, but not as a fighter. "Allan has no affection for lost causes," says one of his friends. "He likes to win." Manager of one of Texas' richest private agricultural empires, the John H. Shary Enterprises, built up by his father-in-law, Shivers is a natural spokesman of anti-Truman Texas farmers and cattlemen, but he has squirmed uneasily at the possibility that he might have to lead his party in actual revolt against the national ticket. To stiffen Shivers' backbone. South...

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