Michigan: Still Listening for the Lash

For months, Democrats and Republicans alike have waited warily to hear the first crack of the white "backlash" vote against the excesses of the Negro revolution. And if such a vote were ever to make its sting felt in U.S. politics, it seemed certain to do so in last week's Democratic primary in Michigan's newly created 16th District.

The Obvious Issue. There, after redistricting last April, Incumbent Con- gressmen John Dingell, 38, and John Lesinski, 49, found themselves running against each other. Both men are of Polish extraction. Both are the sons...

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