Columnists: Mr. Conservative Bows Out

After ten years of writing a thrice-weekly political column, Barry Goldwater brought it to an end last week. He was writing his last column, he said, because he was becoming "more politically active" in Arizona—meaning that he plans to run for Carl Hayden's Senate seat this year. Not only had he become too busy to write, he said, but so had the "three marvelous people" who had been helping him with the column: "Stephen Shadegg, who has turned into a successful author; Tony Smith, who was on my staff for many years;...

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