Post--Election Miscellany

November 1944
New Republic;11/27/44, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p691
Comments on miscellaneous developments after the presidential election in the United States. Clarification about an alleged profanity uttered by president Franklin D. Roosevelt on election day which elicited a demand for apology from the Ministerial Association of Glendale, California; Summary of election returns showing that the combined total of electoral votes received by Roosevelt's opponents in four successive elections would not have elected one candidate; Claim of the "AFL Cleveland Citizen" that a "Reader's Digest" reprint of its editorial chiding the Political Action Committee (PAC) for alleged inconsistency had sentences and qualifying clauses dragged out of context and rearranged to make it appear as a general attack on Hillman as a communist.


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