Don’t Speak Too Soon

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Many of our readers, no doubt, will be glued to television screens on election eve next month. The new method of coverage, while it can still make foolish predictions, at least does not, like the newspapers shown in this little nosegay, go to press with the wrong winners. Alas for Presidents Hughes, Dewey, Tilden, and Blaine! And, as a kind of memento mori, we include the confident and oh! so wrong prediction of the 1936 Literary Digest poll.