U.S. At War: Blue Bloods v. Blue

In Massachusetts as the result of last week's primaries, November voters will have little choice about the type of man they get for Governor. They can have blue blood or blue blood. The Republicans renominated their honest rawboned Yankee squire and present Governor, 50-year-old Leverett Saltonstall, whose integrity is prized by voters of both parties, long disgusted with the corruption of Boston's Irish Catholic machine. Even the Democrats pushed aside tradition, in the shape of Irish Catholic Francis Edward Kelly, 39-year-old ex-laundryman and onetime Lieutenant Governor, to pick another blue blood: the...

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