National Affairs: Prof. v. Prof.

For their next Governor, Virginians will choose in November between a professor of constitutional law at William & Mary and a professor of psychology at Washington & Lee. Anything but academic will be the campaign because each of these schoolmen will personify a side of a question as large as the political South: Can the Republican party hold or extend locally the gains it made nationally last year when Democrats deserted their ticket?

Last week regular Virginia Democrats—i.e., those who supported their presidential ticket and lost the State to the G. O....

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