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In fact, if I ever had any question about it before she died, it has been brought
home to me so clearly, after she's gone. Almost everything I did involved her, travel and so
forth. People have written me, who knew the two of us, and said that so many times they
would talk with her and they thought they were talking with me, because we were so close
in our opinions and viewpoints on matters. But, let's go on with --
Yes, let's go on with this today. The last time we talked, I asked you (which is
something we often do in oral history) how you voted in various presidential elections (we
went through some), as a way of really getting into your political perspectives and the
people you observed in your career. We missed a few things (I was doing it hurriedly), so I
wasn't quite clear, in 1944, whether you had voted for Roosevelt or Dewey. I assumed
I wanted to clarify that. Then, we also skipped over 1948, [Thomas E.] Dewey vs.
[Harry S.] Truman.
Could you talk a little bit about that particular election?
That campaign? Oh, that was an exciting campaign, because that was when
television first became an active player.
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