National Affairs: Secret Weapon

While Candidate Kefauver was earnestly pumping hands from Massachusetts to Florida last week, the candidate's wife was competently tending the family's political fences back in Washington. Red-haired Nancy Kefauver, slim and trim in a bronze, lowcut, strapless gown, rose before 400 guests at a Women's National Press Club dinner. Her voice trembled a bit as she began her first political speech, and she admitted that she felt like "Alice among the medicine bottles."* But she soon hit just the right note.

As she traveled around the country with Estes, said Nancy, she became...

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