National Affairs: Old Guard's NewSpokesman

Old Guard's New Spokesman

The most articulate new spokesman for the Republican Party's Old Guard is Arizona's handsome U.S. Senator, Barry Morris Goldwater, 51. Individualist Goldwater, boss of four prospering Arizona department stores developed from a business started by a Jewish peddler grandfather, was an Army Air Forces pilot in World War II, now campaigns in a twin-engined Beechcraft, has been twice elected to the Senate in a state with a 2½-to-1 Democratic edge in registration. He is already the half-serious choice of Republicans in South Carolina and Arizona for the G.O.P. presidential nomination,...

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