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Mrs, Moskowitz’s Part in Smith Campaign Told by A.p.

August 16, 1928
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An Associated Press despatch dated from Albany, N. Y., August 14, describes the participation of Mrs. Belle Moskowitz in the Smith campaign.

A woman, a capable, kindly woman, is carrying a large and important burden in the Democratic fight for the Presidency, states the despatch. Mrs. Belle Moskowitz, wife of Dr. Henry Moskowitz, has the title of director of publicity for the campaign and functions on the all-important executive committee.

She brings to the 1928 campaign years of affiliation with the party, as well as long experience with humanity in New York, where she has been associated with numerous social service organizations. She is always a house guest at the Executive Mansion during her stays in Albany.

Her interest in the campaign is admittedly something more than political. She confesses that she has been won completely by her candidate’s personality.

She sits quietly at a conference of prominent men and women, her mild gray eyes swiftly taking in the scene. Six people can ask her sixteen questions at the same time and she calmly answers them in sequence, not once becoming confused. She knows the farm situation thoroughly, she knows the possibilities and pitfalls of prohibition and she has a vast regard for and understanding of humanity.

She was in Albany when Governor Smith first began work on his acceptance speech and was a member of the group of personal advisers who went over the issues with him. She left for a few days and returned the first of the week for the conference with farm leaders from the Middle West.

“And now I simply must get back to the New York office and try to catch up a bit there,” she explained, as she made plans to leave today.

She will return to Albany for the notification ceremony, and perhaps befor that, if she is needed, the despatch states.

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