Last week U.S. politicians were marching up and down hill. Items:

¶On his way to New Hampshire, Tennessee's Democratic Senator Estes Kefauver stopped over in Boston, ran into ugly weather, donned a slicker and sou'wester that made it a hard choice as to whether he most resembled Captain Ahab or the Uneeda Biscuit boy. In New Hampshire, Kefauver cried: "I'm here to win." Later he explained: "I want to be President of the U.S. because I have great ambitions for our country." In the same spirit, he refused to pose for photographers in his familiar coonskin cap, saying that he...

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