Minnesota: Down with Youth

Karl Fritjof Rolvaag is balding, jowly and dumpy, looks at least a decade older than his 53 years, and in public wears the bemused air of a Norwegian farmer lost in the big city. In his first term as Governor of Minne sota, Rolvaag seemed so ineffectual that an opinion poll last February gave him the unqualified approval of only 9% of the voters. In June he was summarily rejected even by his own Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, which chose Lieut. Governor A. M. ("Sandy") Keith, 37, as its gubernatorial candidate. Last week, nonetheless, Rolvaag won the D.F.L. nomination for another...

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