The Annual Congressional Lincoln Day Dinner

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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97694. The Annual Congressional Lincoln Day Dinner. February 8, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 10:00 P.M. The program originates from Washington, D.C. The dinner is being given by "The League of Republican Women." Representative Evan Howell (Illinois) introduces Thomas Dewey, candidate for president in 1944. The announcer calls this Dewey's "first major address since the election." He says, "We want to know that we have not fought this war in vain." "There are [those] who joyously proclaim that the new road to Utopia is through government action alone." "We have a large body of opinion in our own country, going down the primrose path towards totalitarism." "They believe that to cure every ill, you pass a law and appropriate a million dollars." Part of the organ fill to time has been deleted. Evan Howell, Thomas Dewey. 25:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

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