Editor says, what if Thomas Dewey won in 1948? muses Eric Lipps 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 President Warren thread.
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Editor says, In our history, of course, Dewey lost the 1948 presidential election in the closest contest of the twentieth century before the controversy of 2000. Collazo and Torresola attempted to assassinate President Truman on the date given, but failed. And Warren, whose ambitions were believed to include the presidency, was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953, serving in that office until his death. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.