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Making a president; a footnote to the saga of democracy,

Author: H L Mencken
Publisher: New York, A.A. Knopf, 1932.
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Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Making a president.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1932
(OCoLC)565246557
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken
OCLC Number: 1571138
Notes: "First edition."
"Mainly ... my reports of the two national conventions of 1932, for the Baltimore Sun."--Preface.
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, iii-xv, [1], 185, [1] pages 19 cm
Contents: Explanatory and historical --
The republicans assemble --
The clowns enter the ring --
The last stand of the drys --
The wets swing into the saddle --
Interlude: the bum's rush for a progressive --
The republicans go home --
The drys nurse their wounds --
Aftermath --
Interlude: The bishop still hopes --
The democrats come to town --
Prelimary postures and grimaces --
Interlude: a dry views the carnage --
Interlude: home town stuff --
Two gangs of wets --
The wet wets triumph --
The all-night session --
The passing of Al Smith --
Where are we at? --
The end of prohibition.
Responsibility: by H.L. Mencken.

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