National Affairs: Buzz-Buzz In Ohio

In downtown Columbus, Ohio last week, the popular greeting was: "Have you been mentioned for Senator yet?" In Seattle, Wash., spectators along the route at the Governors' Conference parade shouted at Ohio's tousle-haired Frank Lausche: "Who are you going to pick?"

Such was the interest, in Ohio and throughout the U.S., in selection of a man to fill Robert A. Taft's Senate seat. The interest was heightened because Democrat Lausche, 57, an emotional man some times given to tears, rebuked anyone who tried to discuss the subject with him. Always deliberate about appointments, Lausche seemed likely to wait until almost everyone in...

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