POLITICAL NOTES: Stirrings in New York

New York's Governor Tom Dewey was never a man to encourage possible G.O.P. rivals in his own backyard. But when, in 1950, Dewey hand-picked scholarly Lawyer Frank Charles Moore, 57, for lieutenant governor, the pundits thought Dewey might be grooming a successor. Last week Lieutenant Governor Moore abruptly announced that he would resign in September to become president of Government Research Foundation, Inc., a new Rockefeller enterprise to study ways of improving government.

It seemed likely that Moore, more a political scientist than a politician, was resigned to the fact that he was not going to get a chance to...

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