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National Affairs: A Promise Is a Promise

Senator J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, Dixiecrat candidate for President in 1948, was the first man ever to be elected to Congress by write-in votes...

POLITICAL NOTES: The Governor

Jaunty and happy, James F. Byrnes stood in the bright southern sunshine outside the Capitol at Columbia and raised his right arm. He swore that he would...

SOUTH CAROLINA: At Last

In South Carolina the voter has had to make his choice in full public view. Each party had its own ballot, and the voter picked up the one he wanted from the...

THIRD PARTIES: Dixiecrat Medley

Clicking along at an 18-hour-a-day clip, the Dixiecrats' Candidate J. Strom Thurmond turned up one night last week with his pretty wife Jean for an outdoor...

POLITICAL NOTES: The Pot Boils, Oct. 25, 1948

¶ South Carolina's Governor J. Strom Thurmond, the Dixiecrats' candidate for President, was appalled to discover that he had signed a letter inviting the Virgin...

POLITICAL NOTES: Off the Cuff

¶The C.I.O. Political Action Committee's Jack Kroll, who liked the looks of William O. Douglas before the Democratic Convention, told a union convention in...

Investigations: More Than an Accent

South Carolina's Democratic Senator J. Strom Thurmond looked across the witness table at Arthur Sylvester, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs,...

POLITICAL NOTES: Where's the Revolt?

With the scars of their 1948 splinter wounds still throbbing painfully, Southern Democrats demonstrated last week that another full-scale revolt against...

National Affairs: Murder Is One Thing .. .

Like Reconstruction, Harry Truman is something the Deep South never quite got over. Last week three South Carolina newspapers printed an interview with his old...

The Press: The Swing to Ike

In the South, the editorial pages of dozens of papers last week were a surprise. Never before had so many Southern dailies come out for a Republican candidate...

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