Monday, December 12, 2011

Picture of the Day

Women campaign by train in 1916 for GOP presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes. Hughes would go on the lose, in a close race, to Woodrow Wilson. Hughes' long life of public serice included his being the 36th Governor of New York, a Law Professor at Cornell, a Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and U. S. Secretary of State under President Harding. It was said of Hughes that his "remarkable intellect and social gift".....made him a superb leader and administrator.

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