Election 1944: Norman Thomas to speak in Pittsburgh (8-31-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (August 31, 1944)


Norman Thomas to speak here

Norman Thomas, Socialist candidate for President for the fifth time, will be here Sept. 7 to deliver a campaign speech.

Mr. Thomas will speak at the Fort Pitt Hotel at 8:00 p.m. ET.

The Socialist candidate, who accepted the Socialist nomination this year after notifying the Socialist convention at Reading that he did not “choose to run,” is an ordained Presbyterian minister.

He was first the Socialist nominee for President in 1928 and has been given the nomination in every presidential year since. He has twice been the Socialist candidate for Governor of New York and twice a candidate for Mayor of New York City.

He is the author of numerous books on war and political and economic subjects.