Archive | September, 2011

FOR SMATHERS’ FOLLOWERS, QUESTIONS OF WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN REMAIN

By Mitchell Margolis More than sixty years after the largely forgotten 1950 senate contest between George Smathers and incumbent Claude Pepper, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper’s Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary asserts the historic significance of this election on both the national and state level. Historian James Clark takes the reader […]

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