DEMOCRATS: Help Wanted

Ailing Bob Hannegan was in California, chatting with National Committeeman Ed Pauley and coaxing San Francisco into bidding for the Democratic convention next summer. When reporters tracked him down, he finally confirmed the recurrent rumor that he might resign as Democratic National Chairman.

It all depended on his health, he said. Repeated trips to the hospital and one major operation had failed to cure his chronic high blood pressure. He was headed for another physical checkup on Sept. 1. If the doctor ordered him to give up one of his jobs, he would...

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