POLITICAL NOTES: Rumblings from the West

The Republican Party in California is divided into three factions. On top is the machine run by Senator William F. Knowland and Governor Earl Warren. In opposition are 1) a conservative wing led by Lieutenant Governor Goodwin J. ("Goody") Knight; 2) the Young Turks, who more or less look upon Richard Nixon as their leader. Nixonites and Knowland-Warrenites got especially sore at each other during last year's presidential campaign. Never enthusiastic about Nixon's vice-presidential candidacy, Warrenites failed to come to his support when the "Nixon fund" squall broke. Then, after the election, Knowland took over control of Republican patronage...

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