CALIFORNIA: Good Day for Goody

When Earl Warren boarded an airliner and took off for Washington this week, a whole political era in California went with him. The independent Warren, who had built his political power on bipartisan support, turned the governorship over to Goodwin Jess Knight, a regular, conservative, organization Republican. The new governor, a back-thumping, bouncing lawyer of 56 who has served seven years as lieutenant governor, could not hope to win the Democrats who supported Warren. But the day Warren departed was a good day for "Goody" Knight. It meant that he will be running for governor next year as the incumbent,...

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