The legal press has compared Dewey's situation to the 1987 collapse of Finley Kumble.
Not surprisingly, Dewey's partnership was divided over the wisdom of these hires.
Meanwhile, the from-the-left insurgency of former Vice President Henry Wallace tipped New York to Dewey and the Republicans.
Dewey Square was hired to do the outreach to these communities by Global Strategies, another public affairs consulting firm.
The New York law was intended to bite - and Dewey plainly intended to make his law an issue in the presidential election of 1948.
When they had nearly completed the rounds, Dewey ventured to offer his card by way of introduction.
Somebody told Mr. Dewey who was coming, and he was just ready to say, "Hallo, Tip!"
Mr. Dewey: There are a number of other topics that have been specially asked for.
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To Mr. Dewey was turned over the job of directing the production of the first 25,000 masks for the American troops then sailing.