National Affairs: Kansas' Hopeful

Clyde Martin Reed Jr., 44, seemed shy and diffident to Kansas Republicans who remembered his outgoing and handsome father, the late crusading editor (Parsons Sun), able Governor (1929-31) and well-known U.S. Senator (1939-49). But Junior, now the Sun's publisher, did his best. He took a public-speaking course, worked so hard for the Republican nomination for Governor that he got home only six nights in the last three months of the campaign, traveled 30,000 miles and walked two pairs of soles off his shoes. Last week, by a vote of 147,438 to 35,085, he walloped one-term (1954-57) Governor Fred Hall, who...

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