National Affairs: The Managers

Into the corners of two leading Democratic candidates moved two of the party's brightest younger lights, eager to try their talents as presidential campaign managers:

Gael Sullivan, 47, took over as national chairman of the Kefauver for President Committee. A native Rhode Islander, a parochial schoolmate of former Attorney General Howard McGrath and an alumnus of Ed Kelly's political campus in Chicago, Sullivan was the fair-haired protege of Democratic National Chairman Robert Hannegan, became Second Assistant Postmaster General in 1945, and executive director of the National Committee in 1947. For a while, he...

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