Advise and Consent Symbols & Objects

Allen Drury
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The Gelman Telegram

The Gelman telegram is received by Senator Arly Richardson as the hearings on Leffingwell’s confirmation begin. The Gelman telegram reveals that Leffingwell spent time in a Communist cell dedicated to forcing Communism on America. The telegram is seized upon by Cooley and others as more evidence that Leffingwell is unfit to be Secretary of State. The telegram ultimately leads to the tracking down of Gelman and to Gelman’s personal appearance in the hearings as a witness.

The Photograph

A photograph depicting Anderson and an unidentified male in Hawaii during World War II is discovered and stolen by Davis. The photograph is never described, but appears to be ambiguous enough to either be construed or dismissed as evidence of a homosexual liaison. The photograph is passed along to Munson, then the President, then Ackerman. The latter two use the photograph as blackmail against...

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