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Thread #96242   Message #1880922
Posted By: Ron Davies
10-Nov-06 - 12:43 AM
Thread Name: BS: Election results
Subject: RE: BS: Election results
Re: LBJ in 1948:

He was just putting into practice what he had learned in his race for Senate in 1941, as I recall. The beer interests, wanting to kick anti-alcohol Pappy upstairs--and out of Texas-- from the governership to the Senate, waited until Johnson's vote total had been given--then, knowing how many votes they needed to beat him, produced that number.