POLITICAL NOTES: A Chat with Millie

At a luncheon in Pasadena last week, Mrs. Mildred Younger, 33, a comely GOPolitician, faced State Senator Jack B. Tenney, 56, whose political record is far from comely. Tenney represents the big 38th District (which takes in Los Angeles County, with more than 4,000,000 people). He was chairman of the legislature's McCarthyite Red-hunting committee and once wrote a Christian Nationalist tract, Zionist Network. Mrs. Younger has decided to run against him.

According to luncheon protocol no candidate could mention another, but Millie Younger, whose brains and looks delighted the 1952 Republican Convention (TIME, July 21, 1952), felt she had to...

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