Nation: The Man from D.E.L.P.H.I.

The adage that a freshman legislator should be seen but not heard has in no wise dampened Senator Robert Francis Kennedy's Pericles-envy. Last week the New York Democrat started with a speech on Latin American policy that ran so long (60 pages) that it had to be delivered in two daily installments. Next came an oration on what he modestly called a "total program to reconstruct our urban society." Without breaking pace, Kennedy went on to demand that the U.S. somehow initiate nuclear arms-control negotiations with Peking. "Not only the fate of the United...

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