Election 1944: GOP governors open campaign (8-28-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (August 28, 1944)


GOP governors open campaign

New York (UP) –
Three Republican governors – Earl Warren (California), Dwight H. Green (Illinois) and Raymond E. Baldwin (Connecticut) – will launch the GOP presidential campaign tomorrow night with a nationwide broadcast over the Blue Network starting at 10:15 p.m. ET.

The broadcast, in which Mr. Warren will lead off at Sacramento, followed by Mr. Green at Springfield and Mr. Baldwin at Bridgeport, will be one of three radio programs in which Republican governors will discuss campaign issues.

The second program has been scheduled for Friday, when Governors Edward Martin (Pennsylvania), Andrew F. Schoeppel (Kansas) and Edward J. Thye (Minnesota) will speak on NBC from 10:30 to 10:45 p.m. ET.

Governors Leverett Saltonstall (Massachusetts), Harry F. Kelly (Michigan) and Arthur B. Langlie (Washington) will speak in the third broadcast, for which no date has yet been set.