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'Call Your Next Case': H. F. 'Chub' Seawell Jr., the Gubernatorial Election of 1952, and the Rise of the Republican party in North Carolina

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A look at the political career of lawyer, writer, humorist, religious speaker, television commentator, and two-time candidate for Governor of North Carolina, Herbert Floyd \"Chub\" Seawell Jr.'s run in the 1952 gubernatorial election and its effect of the Republican party and beginning the move to a two-party system within the state. Although Seawell lost the election, he received more votes than any Republican candidate in the state's history at the time, and led the groundwork for a reinvigoration of the of the Republican party by differentiating their platform from that of the Democrats. Seawell advocated \"family values,\" lower taxes, economy in government and played a prominent role in the effort to rid North Carolina Republicanism of the stigma of Reconstruction and the \"evils\" of carpetbaggers.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 76 Issue 1, Jan 1999, p66-101, il, por, f