U.S. At War: Apparition

Off the nation's mind ever since he retreated to his swamp home 13 months ago, the owl-eyed, trap-mouthed head of tobacco-juicy Gene Talmadge briefly raised itself to the light last week. The pseudo-folksy ex-Governor of Georgia made the papers by rising before the Lions Club of little Eastman, Ga. (pop. 3,311) and plugging the election of General Douglas MacArthur to the Presidency—as a Democrat. Then the No. 1 Has-Been of Georgia politics subsided again with a faint snapping of galluses, having once more done nobody a great deal of good.


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