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Thirty Years Too Soon: Gideon's Army Invades Dixie

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Henry A. Wallace's weeklong, seven-state southern tour that would provide his third party crusade with many of its most dramatic moments. Wallace's decision to challenge ... More


THE GREAT UPSET OF 1948

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0052
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter details Mencken's role at the first televised national political convention, his views of politicians, and his view on the detrimental power of television over print. In 1948, Mencken ... More


Truman Defeats Wallace: Denouement

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates the deafening cheers and shouts from the throng of nearly fifty thousand people that struck a stark contrast to the less welcoming salutations Henry Wallace had received ... More


A Frenchman Named Duclos: The Communists and the Origins of the Progressive Party

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how the origins of Henry A. Wallace's Progressive Party occasioned heated debate among political partisans throughout the presidential campaign. They remain a topic of some ... More


Like a Silken Thread Running Through the Whole Thing: Lead-Up to the National Convention and the Crafting of a Third Party Platform

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses Henry Wallace's arrival by day coach at Philadelphia's Broad Street Station. Senator Glen Taylor of Idaho, his intended running mate, and a crowd of some fifteen hundred ardent ... More


Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Thomas W. Devine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469602042_Devine
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the ... More


Rolling Downhill: Post-Convention Fallout and Dropouts

Thomas W. Devine

in Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign and the Future of Postwar Liberalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602035
eISBN:
9781469607924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602035.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how Frederick Schuman thought positively of the convention. He wrote to Beanie Baldwin three days after leaving Philadelphia: “You did a magnificent job. It's a good platform. ... More


Growing Agrarian Reformers in the Midwest: A Collective Biography

Jess Gilbert and Richard S. Kirkendall

in Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207316
eISBN:
9780300213393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207316.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter outlines the collective biography of six agrarian intellectuals who were behind the New Deal: Henry A. Wallace, M. L. Wilson, Howard R. Tolley, L. C. Gray, Carl C. Taylor, and Bushrod W. ... More


FDR, Interagency Conflict, and Military Government, 1941–1942

Walter M. Hudson

in Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160979
eISBN:
9780813165448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160979.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 3 explores the dynamics of intergovernmental competition and conflict. President Roosevelt approached postwar schemes with uncertainty during America’s first years in World War II. Other US ... More


From Goloopchik (1945) to The Guests (1949)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter considers Blitzstein’s few years of co-habitation with Bill Hewitt; his continued leftist activities, including his involvement with the American-Soviet Music Society and his support for ... More


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