Republicans: The Kickoff

Prescott, Ariz., nestles in a mile-high bowl amid the pine-covered knobs of the Bradshaw and San Prieto mountains. It was there that Grandfather "Big Mike" Goldwater, the Jewish peddler, settled in 1875, laid the foundation of a prosperous family merchandising business. It was in Prescott that Uncle Morris Goldwater served as a Democratic mayor for 26 years. It was in Prescott that Barry Goldwater himself made the opening speeches in his two successful campaigns for the U.S. Senate. And it was to Prescott (pop. 13,000), his "lucky town," that Barry returned last week for the formal kickoff of his...

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