At the Los Angeles municipal elections last week, candidates of the End Poverty In California party took a terrific beating, won only four out of 18 contested offices. From San Francisco the conservative Chronicle sardonically observed that in the city where EPIC was founded a year ago the voters were apparently tired of "magic hocus-pocus." But undaunted Upton Sinclair, emerging from several weeks' confinement in a sanitorium, declared: "The outcome of this election will not affect in the least our plans to spread the EPIC movement throughout the country." He promised...

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