MICHIGAN: Righting the Balance

Every time Michigan's hard-pressed Republican State Chairman John Feikens hears the Republicans called the rich man's party, he wonders, forlornly, what country and what planet the Democrats are talking about. Feikens' job is to defeat a Democratic ticket next month that is: 1) headed by Michigan's popular four-term Governor G. Mennen Williams, millionaire heir to a soap fortune; 2) seconded by Lieut. Governor Phil Hart, who married an automobile fortune; and 3) backed to the hilt by Walter Reuther's United Automobile Workers of America, whose 700,000 Michigan members are regularly assessed for some $2,600,000 for educational work that...

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