Election Eve

In every State where the contest was close, pre-election week produced a flurry of speechmaking, doorbell ringing, last-minute appeals.

For once, the ins worked harder than the outs. After ten years in full power, the Democrats saw the pendulum of political favor swinging away from them: they labored mightily to halt its course.

House Majority Leader John W. Mc-Cormack went on the air with a plea for Democratic victory, Speaker Sam Rayburn with a stanch defense of the Congress. Before week's end most of the party's bigwigs would be insisting that this is the time for all good men to come to...

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