National Affairs: Ruckuses & Rump Sessions

In Colorado, Bob Taft's supporters swore that he would get at least twelve of the state's 18 delegates to the National Convention. Just to nail everything down, Taft's good friend Senator Eugene D. Millikin went home from Washington to speak up for Bob. The roof blew off before Millikin could raise a hammer. Eisenhower supporters under Governor Dan Thornton stormed the precinct and county caucuses, went on to take control of the district and state conventions. Last week the Ike supporters courteously permitted Millikin a place on the delegation, but rang up a solid victory for Eisenhower. The final count: Ike...

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