Democrats: Humphrey Renewed

From the moment Lyndon Johnson dropped out of the presidential race, there was little doubt that Hubert Humphrey would claim the right of succession. Last week the Vice President with held his formal declaration for tactical reasons, but made clear to the nation that he was not only a candidate for the Democratic nomination, but also a most formidable one.

In making it a three-way contest with Senators Robert Kennedy and Eugene McCarthy, Humphrey began to emerge from the shadows of three years of veepship, during which many had dismissed him as an overly obsequious vice regent. "I will do everything...

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