MASSACHUSETTS: He Chooses to Run

The first man to declare himself last week for the Republican nomination for governor in the 1950 Massachusetts election was a homey, cob-nosed Yankee with a down-East twang. He had been ten years a state legislator and two years lieutenant governor. But more than his face and a good record gave him a good chance of getting the nomination. There was his name: Coolidge, Arthur W. Candidate Coolidge, white-haired and 68, is a fourth cousin of Calvin, but he is not quite so silent, and his collars are not quite so stiffly starched. Cousin Arthur promised to give Massachusetts...

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