KANSAS: Finis for Capper

Kansas' kindly Republican Arthur Capper has sat in the U.S. Senate for 29 years —longer than any other member of his party.* Nearing 83, he is stone-deaf, inclined to doze off in the middle of important conversations. By virtue of his long service, he is chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Forestry Committee and ranking majority member, after Arthur Vandenberg, of the Foreign Relations Committee.

Against the well-intentioned advice of nearly every Kansas GOPolitico, he announced his intention of making his sixth campaign for the Senate. "Young Bill" White, son of Emporia's...

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