Nation: Gone Aglimmering

New Hampshire's Republican Governor Wesley Powell had plotted a bright future for himself: he would breeze to re-election this November, start barnstorming nationally for President next year, win the early-bird New Hampshire Republican presidential primary in 1964. stampede the G.O.P. national convention, and go on to unseat Jack Kennedv. All well and good—except that all these glittering plans went aglimmering last week. New Hampshire Republicans turned down Powell's bid for renomination by a vote of 55,784 to 42,005.

Defying Tradition. Powell was plainly overconfident. He did not campaign in the primary until the...

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