DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM: Will It Lead to The Great Society?

The Democratic platform promises to lead America toward achievement of what President Johnson has called "The Great Society." Its principal planks, and their G.O.P. counterparts:

∙EXTREMISM. Unlike the G.O.P., which vetoed a similar plank at San Francisco, the Democrats condemn "extremism, whether from the right or left, including the extreme tactics of such organizations as the Communist party, the Ku Klux Klan, and the John Birch Society."

∙CIVIL RIGHTS. The Democrats call for "full observance" and "fair, effective enforcement" of the new civil rights law, reaffirm "our belief that lawless disregard for the rights...

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