CONNECTICUT: The Bowles Question

Connecticut's Democratic politicos puzzled over whether they had inherited a has-been or an up-&-coming martyr in Chester Bowles. While Bowles cruised in a 39-ft. yawl off the Atlantic coast with his bittermost memories of Washington and OPA, Connecticut Democrats last week worried over a more specific question: did energetic Chester Bliss Bowles intend to try to be governor of Connecticut or would he go after a seat in the U.S. Senate?

With a weather eye on the White House, amateur politician Bowles had been unmistakably tacking toward a term in the State Capitol and an opportunity to test his administrative...

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