The Party of Action

Johnson, Gerald W.
June 1956
New Republic;6/25/56, Vol. 134 Issue 26, p20
The article presents information on the book "The Fabulous Democrats: A History of the Democratic Party in Text and Pictures," by David L. Cohn. The book gives historical facts about Democratic Party in the U.S., including its role in the civil war campaign. The party has had such vitality that poor leadership and intellectual laziness maintained through long periods have not been able to kill it. The immortality of the Democratic Party lies in the fact that one can tell the truth about it and it still looks pretty good. The book is lavishly and, on the whole, judiciously illustrated. The cartoons of the early days are more than merely amusing, they are informative.


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