DEMOCRATS: Side Shows

Most Democrats spend their time these days swapping rumors, gleefully watching the Republicans heave invective at one another, and waiting for the party leadership to swing its decisive blocs of uncommitted delegates to a specific candidate. Not so the Democratic Party's hopefuls. Last week the three leading contenders of the moment were busily beating the bushes across the land in hopes of flushing a few stray delegates, and perhaps of catching the bosses' eyes.

On a four-day visit to the Southwest, Averell Harriman clung closely, as usual, to the Fair Deal party...

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