U.S. At War: Dewey v. Dewey

U.S. politicos got a shock: Tom Dewey, a cool politician, appeared to have outsmarted himself. He had played coy a little too long. Six months ago, he was first told of plans to enter a slate of Dewey-pledged delegates in Wisconsin's Presidential primary. Last week, before Wendell Willkie announced that he would stump the state in person, the New York Governor could have withdrawn his name and maintained intact his pose of aloofness to party leadership. But the Dewey delegates, though forewarned of his intentions, had filed their entries last week before Dewey released the news that he had sent...

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