Why Chicago Did It

From The New Republic, April 20, 1927.

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Taken by surprise by William Thompson’s mayoral victory in Chicago in 1927, The New Republic declared that the mayor-elect’s speeches had “probably beat the record in American politics for irrelevance, demagogy and vulgarity.”

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Taken by surprise by William Thompson’s mayoral victory in Chicago in 1927, The New Republic declared that the mayor-elect’s speeches had “probably beat the record in American politics for irrelevance, demagogy and vulgarity.”

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Taken by surprise by William Thompson’s mayoral victory in Chicago in 1927, The New Republic declared that the mayor-elect’s speeches had “probably beat the record in American politics for irrelevance, demagogy and vulgarity.”

Metadata Details
Item Type Newspaper
Title Why Chicago Did It
Publication Title The New Republic
Publication Date April 20, 1927
Call Number Microfilm 444
Location General Collections
Notes pp 234-36