Truman vs. Dewey : The 1948 Election
Ferry Boat Over The Broad Waters Of San Francisco Bay." After Dewey lost, a reader asked
Life '5 editor, "How does it feel out on that limb?" The reply: "Crowded."
WQ SPRING 1988
Chartered jetliners, 30-second TV "spots," exit polls, and image con- sultants-all these characterize the contemporary U.S. presidential election campaign. America has come a long way since the last "old- style" contest four decades ago. The year 1948 saw Harry Truman's sur...