Articles in Category: 'Tom Dewey'

By: George Will | Posted: December 10, 2011 3:55 AM
George Will
WASHINGTON -- On Oct. 12, 1948, the campaign train of Tom Dewey, Republican nominee against President Harry Truman, pulled into Beaucoup, Ill., where, from the rear platform, he would speak to about 1,000 people. Before he began, the engineer mistakenly caused the train to lurch a few feet backward, frightening some but injuring none.
 
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