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THE CABINET: Garner Leaves

There is no ritual Nunc Dimittis for a departing Vice President of the U. S. Those who imagined that farewelling John Nance Garner might write one misread his...

CAMPAIGN: Mr. Garner's Average

Zeke ("Bananas") Bonura, first baseman and fruit dealer extraordinary, has been for the last three years a fireball at bat, a fumblebum in the field...

Democrats: Chairman of the Board

He was short and bushy-browed and looked like a roguish Kewpie doll. Franklin Roosevelt called him "Mr. Common Sense." John L. Lewis tagged him a...

HISTORICAL NOTES: Milk & Thorns

Old John Nance Garner had sat for seven years on his Texas farm, stubbornly refusing to say a word about the past. He had even burned all his records (TIME,...

CAMPAIGN: On the Hunt

In Uvalde, Texas, chunky John Nance Garner took inquisitive Cartoonist Reg Manning, of the Phoenix Arizona Republic, into the chicken yard behind his...

National Affairs: The Garner Week

One evening last week Speaker John Nance Garner nervously paced the roof garden of the Washington Hotel, in which he makes his home. He had just released his...

THE CONGRESS: Garner's House

(See front cover) Texas last week rubbed out the one Republican patch on its huge and other wise Democratic Congressional map. By so doing it definitely...

VICE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Commonsense

(See front cover) To become Vice President affects men as much as coming of age, getting married, going to jail, or meeting death. Thomas R. Marshall...

THE CONGRESS: Senators' Sound-Offs

Last week Vice President John Nance Garner, as round and hard and brown as the pecans he grows on his ranch, packed up his starched collars and his cutaway,...

POLITICAL NOTES: Garner's Blushes

One afternoon last week, the Vice President of the U. S. motioned frantically from his rostrum to Senator Key Pittman, president pro tem of the Senate, to...

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