National Affairs: Serious Thoughts Out West

When Republican governors gathered around at the 43rd annual Governors' conference in Tennessee this week, that question of 1952 naturally came up. Of the 25 G.O.P. executives on hand, nine said they are for Eisenhower and four said they are for Taft. The rest were not saying. Noticeable among the non-sayers was California's Governor Earl Warren, the vice-presidential nominee in 1948. When reporters asked whom he is for, Warren replied: "If you ask me in 1952, I'll tell you." But those who talked further with the California governor came away convinced that he is taking very seriously the chances of one...

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