Elections: Shibboleth Smasher

Last month he was in the White House reporting to President Johnson on the troubled temper of the nation's cities. Three weeks ago he was in Saigon observing the Vietnamese elections.

Fortnight ago he was in Gibraltar watching the plebiscite on whether ownership of the Rock should revert to Spain. Last week Brobdingnagian (6 ft. 5 in., 280 lbs.), peripatetic Richard M. Scammon was back in his office in Washington, busily psephologizing as one of the capital's most sought-after ad viserson political trends.

Flypaper Memory. Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census from 1961...

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