UTAH: The Man at the Wheel

As any Washington bureaucrat could see, something was wrong in Utah. All the computers and calculators of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget clicked off the same answer: Utah wasn't spending enough money, wasn't drawing her full allowance of federal grants-in-aid. Quicker than he could count up the digits in the national debt, an investigator was winging his way toward Salt Lake City to find out what was the trouble.

The trouble turned out to be sinewy, easy-smiling J. (for Joseph) Bracken Lee, the first Republican governor to sit in the copper-domed...

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