Election 1944: Dewey to speak Monday night (10-14-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (October 14, 1944)


From St. Louis –
Dewey to speak Monday night

Need for honesty will be subject

Albany, New York (UP) –
Governor Thomas E. Dewey will continue his direct attack on the Roosevelt administration in a nationwide broadcast from St. Louis Monday night, when he will discuss “the urgent need for honesty and competence in our national government.”

Paul E. Lockwood, the Governor’s secretary, said the speech would deal with a wide variety of activities by the present Democratic administration.

Governor Dewey’s speech will be broadcast over the Blue Network from 10:00 to 10:30 p.m. ET.

The Governor will remain in Albany today preparing for the Midwestern trip. He will leave by special train for St. Louis tomorrow afternoon and return to New York State immediately after the speech. He will address the

In addition to St. Louis, Governor Dewey’s present itinerary calls for appearances at Minneapolis, Chicago, Buffalo, New York City and Boston. There were reports that he will also speak in Connecticut, Delaware and Pennsylvania before Election Day.