CALIFORNIA: Coming Attraction

Just like the cowboys in the horse opera, California Republicans buckled on their shooting irons and got set for the biggest gubernatorial gun fight in all California history. The way the good guys and bad guys shaped up, there was no mistaking the real claim to be staked: Washington.

Republican Senator William Fife Knowland, who has announced his retirement from the Senate in 1958, is now clearly out to take California's statehouse away from his fellow Republican, Governor Goodwin J. Knight, next year. If this is done, any reasonable scenario calls for...

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