New York: One of the Boys

As the most influential Democrat in New York State, widely touted by his friends as a future presidential candidate and garlanded for his victory in a hot primary fight in New York City two months ago (TIME, July 8), Senator Robert Kennedy naturally could expect to have the decisive voice in picking his party's gubernatorial candidate this year. Last week Kennedy discovered that this time around, at least, he would be no kingmaker. In fact, Bobby had to settle for the man he wanted least: a seasoned, big-city Irishman named Frank O'Connor...

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