Democrats: Bobby's Groove

They screamed. They applauded wildly on and off cue. They tore off his cuff links and nearly toppled him from the podium. They waved signs proclaim ing KISS ME BOBBY, BOBBY IS GROOVY, 'BAMA FOR BOBBY. They showed that, given the right audience, Robert Kennedy can turn on the cus tomers like none of his competitors.

In his first week as a presidential candidate, Kennedy shrewdly chose four university campuses as his major stops. The greetings he received ranged from unbridled ecstasy at the University of Kansas and Kansas State, to enthusiasm at Vanderbilt in Nashville, to friendly acceptance in...

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