The Presidency: Counting Blessings


In any off-year election, the influence a President may bring to bear on local contests is always a great imponderable.

Still, Lyndon Johnson intends to exert all the influence at his command to re pay Democrats who have done their best to support his Great Society programs. This week, with a Labor Day speech in Detroit, the President sets out in earnest on a campaign trail that will carry him to all 50 states before Nov. 8.

"Don't Forget Us." Whatever the polls may say about his popularity, the President's fellow Democrats...

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