U.S. At War: Berkley to the Rescue

Democrats, who have lost all but one of the past eight Congressional by-elections, were taking care not to lose the next one. They were rushing one of their top-drawer attractions, Senate Majority Leader Alben W. Barkley, off to the Oklahoma hills to help swing next week's Second Congressional District election their way. Normally this would be considered sending a man to do a boy's job.

The last time a Republican won in the Second District was in 1920. Democratic majorities are as normal a product of the Second as corn and cotton. But...

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