October 1958
Time;10/6/1958, Vol. 72 Issue 14, p22
The article focuses on New York's Democratic Governor William Averell Harriman, a multimillionaire with 75-100 million U.S. dollars reported personal fortune. It states that in 1928, Harriman left the Republican Party to support Al Smith, who was pressed for the presidential election in 1932. It says that Harriman became Ambassador to Russia from 1943-1946 and Secretary of Commerce under former U.S. President Harry Truman in 1946.


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