National Affairs: A New Kind of Tiger

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Until the Democratic Party meets a year hence to nominate its candidate for President, the U.S. political grassroots are in for a real combing. Last week, in a symbolic scene, Presidential Hopeful Averell Harriman and Presidential Hopeful Adlai Stevenson met at Stevenson's Libertyville (Ill.) farm, sat on white wicker chairs and gazed around at the smooth lawns. In a tone that meant he was merely being polite, Ave murmured: "Your grass is greener than mine." Adlai said nothing; he just chuckled.

In nearby Chicago most U.S. state governors, attending their annual...

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