REPUBLICANS: Landon on Labor

After years of earnest but unsuccessful campaigning as a candidate for everything from Alderman to President, Socialist Norman Thomas remains today one of the most polite and well-mannered politicians in the U. S. Last week the onetime Presbyterian minister again made courtesy pay dividends in the form of headlines when he drew from Governor Landon a notable clarification of the Republican Presidential nominee's position on Labor.

Perhaps no part of Governor Landon's acceptance speech provided more uncertainty among his friends or louder yelps from his foes than the following passage on...

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