MICHIGAN: Hart's Desire

While Michigan's bow-tied Governor G. (for Gerhard) Mennen Williams flitted around the U.S. adding polish to his presidential sheen, the man who minded the store for him over the last three years was polished, personable Lieutenant Governor Philip A. Hart. Last week 45-year-old Phil Hart allowed that his turn had come to leave Michigan to get a new sheen of his own. Summoning newsmen to his Lansing office, Hart announced that he would be the Williams-backed Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Charles E. Potter.

In Phil Hart, easygoing Charlie Potter will discover a serious threat...

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