Arkansas: Just Plain Bill

J. William Fulbright is quite likely the world's best-known Arkansan. An international scholarship program bears his name. As chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he has become a hero to dissenters everywhere who oppose the war in Viet Nam. Twice, he has been a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. Yet last week he was doing his durnedest to come across as "just plain Bill."

Since Memorial Day, Fulbright has been combing hill and hollow across Arkansas for votes in next week's Democratic preferential primary. Normally a shoo-in, he is involved this...

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