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Alva, OK - What day was it in 1948, November, that the big headlines came out early reporting "Dewey Defeats Truman," only to be discarded in favor of Truman? 3 November 1948? The Chicago Tribune headlines read: "Dewey Defeats Truman" But did he?

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Gov. Thomas Edmund Dewey, NY

NY - Remember Thomas Edmund Dewey who international fame prosecuting top drawer criminals, and crusading against the alliance between politics and rime in New York?

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1948 - Truman Scores Stunning Upset To Defeat Dewey

Illinois - The pantograph, Bloomington, Illinois, dated 3 November 1948, Wednesday, page 1 headlines: "Truman Scores Stunning Upset To Defeat Dewey." GOP candidate concedes election when President Takes lead in 28 states.

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Walking With Sweet Silly Sadie

Alva, OK - My human told me that the year she was born was the year the Republicans had their "brokered convention" and it backfired on them with the false headlines in the "Chicago Tribune," November, 1948 with these headlines: "Dewey Defeats Truman." More about that in this weeks OkieLegacy, though.

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1948 GOP Smashes 90-Year Tradition In Dewey Choice

Philadelphia, PA - 1948 was one the "Brokered conventions" by the Republican party. The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee, dated 25 June 1948, Friday, page 1, mentioned these headlines: "GOP Smashes 90-Year Tradition In Dewey Choice; Nominates Gov. Warren As Vice President," "Reece Fails In Attempt To Swing State Delegation Behind Taft,"Convention Ends On Victory Note," and "Inside Story Of Dewey Blitz Told."

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I believe she is relative of mine, I will look up the family tree... Dewey Charles Mosshart the fourth Great grandson of D.C. Mosshart and William Dee "Doy" Julian of Alva...
 ~Dewey Charles Mosshart IV regarding Okie's story from Vol. 7 Iss. 13 titled UNTITLED

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Brokered Conventions & What Are They?

USA - Let us explore what "brokered conventions" are ... A brokered convention would be one in which no one of several presidential candidates could command a majority of the delegates; a nominee would have to be chosen by compromise, maneuvers and "deals" among candidates, party leaders and state delegations, perhaps after more than one ballot.

Anyone out there remember any "Brokered conventions" stories of the past?

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1948 - Dewey's Forces Launch Forceful Drive For Votes

Kingsport, TN - It was in the 24 June 1948, Thursday, page 1, of the Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee, that the following headlines read: "Dewey's Forces Launch Forceful Drive For Votes." This was the year the Republican's had their "Brokered convention."

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