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A call, no longer an Echo used to be issued in hundreds of thousands of copies as an assault on Republican Governor Nelson Rockefeller and the jap Republican institution.

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In a few THE ADVERTISING AGENT'S HOLIDAY—1940 37 days Stassen returned to Minnesota — no longer supporting Tom Dewey. In order to receive the appointment as Temporary Chairman and Keynoter of the Convention, Stassen had to give a pledge to the Republican National Committee that he would remain neutral between all candidates for the nomination. Somehow this promise was forgotten; Stassen was so unneutral that he even served as Willkie's Floor Manager during the Convention. This was the first of many chores that Stassen has performed for the secret kingmakers.

None of the other 92 Deweycontrolled Delegates was permitted to attend the Keynote Speech of the Convention they were elected to participate in. Sherman Adams was there, presumably making the same kind of deals with state delegations that he later made with Bernard Goldfine for a vicuna coat and a Turkish rug. Winthrop Aldrich, President of the Chase Manhattan Bank, was there; for his pre-Convention services he was appointed Ambassador to England. Henry Ford II was there, with his yacht in Lake Michigan equipped to entertain wavering Delegates, and to provide a fleet of Mercuries with drivers for the use of pro-Ike Delegates.

After the election, Willkie was exposed as a complete phony. "8 He hired an identified Soviet agent to ghost-write his book ONE WORLD. He eagerly donated his legal services to defend a top Communist named Schneiderman and take his case to the United States Supreme Court. Those who might think Willkie's defeat bothered the New York kingmakers who had blitzed his nomination, just don't understand politics. The kingmakers did not care whether Willkie won or lost. All they cared was to make sure 44 A CHOICE NOT AN ECHO that they had on both tickets an eastern interventionist candidate who would continue Roosevelt's foreign policy so that the voters would not have a choice on the great issue of entering the European War.

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