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CPH: David Levering Lewis- The Improbable Wendell Willkie

Source:The New Democrat “In the wake of one of the most tumultuous Republican conventions ever, the party of Lincoln nominated in 1940 a prominent businessman and former Democrat who could have saved America’s sclerotic political system. Although Wendell Lewis Willkie … Continue reading

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The Onion: Indiana Governor Insists Religious Freedom Law Has Nothing to do With Thing it Explicitly Intended to do

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If I’m a governor of a state like Indiana, is passing laws to cut back on tourism and economic revenue really something that I would be interested in doing? Forget … Continue reading

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History Comes to Life: Wendell Willkie- A Classical Liberal

“Willkie about to board plane in 1940 campaign, Willkie waves and boards, Mrs. Willkie boards plane, Willkie working on plane, plane in flight, Willkie looks out window. 1940: FDR campaigning, Mrs. Roosevelt and Herbert Lehman in car with him, long … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: The Contenders- Wendell Willkie: Wendell Willkie For President (1940)

“C-SPAN continues its series “The Contenders” LIVE on Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET with Wendell Willkie. In this clip, Presidential Historian Richard Norton Smith, Goucher College History Professor Jean Baker and Washington Editor of Real Clear Politics Carl … Continue reading

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Freedoms Lighthouse: ‘Senator Evan Bayh Won’t Seek Reelection in 2010 Midterm’

Source:CNN-U.S.Senator Evan Bayh (Democrat, Indiana) and his family. Source:FRS FreeState  “Here is complete video of Indiana Democrat Sen. Evan Bayh today announcing his decision to not seek re-election this Fall. Bayh spoke in Indianapolis, surrounded by his family, and said … Continue reading

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