REPUBLICANS: Whipping the Doom Criers

Since the nation was not doomed to economic collapse last week, Republicans decided that it was time to challenge Democrats who cried that it was. The voices of the doom criers heard in the land warned that 1) the Republicans were courting a depression, and 2) if it came, they wouldn't know how to cope with it.

Four Horsemen. Republican Chairman Leonard W. Hall hurled the first gauntlet in the presence of his national committee, which assembled in Washington in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the G.O.P.'s centennial and the opening of the 1954 election campaign. "I sometimes wonder," said...

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