POLITICAL NOTES: Arkansas Dustup

As it is in most Southern states, a Democratic nomination in Arkansas is tantamount to election. This week John L. McClellan, 58, the state's senior Senator (and ranking minority member of Joe McCarthy's Senate subcommittee), learned that he had a fight on his hands in trying to get his party's endorsement for a third term in Washington. His opponent in the Democratic primary: aggressive, Fair-Dealing Sidney Sanders McMath, 41, who has been threatening to run against McClellan since the latter openly supported Governor Francis Cherry against McMath in 1950. In that primary, McMath was beaten in his try for...

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