Georgia: Hamlet Week for Herman

Throughout the South, Democratic organizations that have grown fat and feckless on one-party power are being rattled by Republican challenge. The G.O.P. threat to Georgia's statehouse is proving so formidable that Democratic Senator Herman Talmadge, regarded as unbeatable in his state, announced last week that he would run for another term as Governor "if the people of Georgia desire me."

Judging from the volume of phone calls and telegrams urging him on, the people did indeed desire Herman for Governor. On the other hand, a small, influential group representing banks, textile manufacturers and cotton interests strongly urged the former Governor (1948-55)...

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