Eyes on Mississippi

Mississippi's Democratic primary was the first ballot-box test of 1943's anti-New Deal sentiment in the South. The result produced one hard fact: whoever wins in the run-off primary on Aug. 24, Mississippi will have an anti-New Deal Governor for the next four years.

In the primary campaign none of the four candidates spoke a word on Term IV. They also unanimously praised Franklin Roosevelt's foreign policy and unanimously bayed against New Deal "meddling" in the race question. All stood solidly foursquare for white supremacy.

Some 64% of the votes cast went to the...

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