Election 1944: Three more governors speak for Dewey (9-1-44)

The Pittsburgh Press (September 1, 1944)


Three more governors speak for Dewey

New York (UP) –
Three Republican governors launch the party’s second salvo in four days against President Roosevelt and the New Deal tonight in a nationwide broadcast supporting the candidacy of Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York.

KDKA will broadcast the speeches at 10:30 p.m. ET.

National headquarters here promised there would no repetition of the confusion caused Tuesday night when three other governors made last-minute changes in “canned” speeches sent them by the Republican National Committee. This time, each governor will draft his own speech based on an outline of the issues involved.

Governors speaking tonight are Edward Martin of Pennsylvania, Andrew Schoeppel of Kansas and Edward J. Thye of Minnesota.