National Affairs: Speedup

California's smiling Earl Warren had his 1952 political schedule all drawn up. He would announce in March whether he would be a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. That arrangement would allow him to study the Eisenhower question thoroughly, and still leave time to lead a liberal Republican movement against Ohio's Bob Taft. Last week Governor Warren was getting ready to tear up the schedule. Seventeen other key Republicans in the state, including Senators Knowland and Nixon, urged him to announce that he will run. Their private reasoning: something has to be done quickly to stop the Taft bandwagon in California.


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