Editor says, what if William Jennings Bryan made an unlikely political comeback? muses Mike Stone on Google Groups Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the WJ Bryan thread.
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Story Tags Permalinks: Post, Day. Browse Thread: WJ Bryan Era: Post Coldwar Topic: Politics Source: Google Discussion Group Labels: Woodrow Wilson, Premature Death, United States, Presidency, William Jennings Bryan.
Editor says,  For Bryan's views on the submarine question, see the following NYT articles. The Niagara Falls analogy is my own, but not out of line with things he went on record with.
 Marshall and Bryan were both Presbyterians, though not of the most austere kind. In He Almost Changed The World, David J Bennett relates a story of how during WW1, Marshall was approached by a Presbyterian Army Chaplain, concerned that he might be unfrocked if he granted Extreme Unction on the battlefield to mortally wounded non-Presbyterian soldiers. The Vice-President responded "Well, in that case I guess we both leave the Church together". Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.