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The women behind the men who are under the gun:

Helen Stevenson-Meyner, 30 dark-haired daughter of Ohio's Oberlin College president, met New Jersey's bachelor governor when he was visiting her parents two years ago, married him in January 1957. She is slowly losing her early shyness, dutifully turns up at official fetes, fairs and fund-raising projects, plays tireless hostess for frequent luncheons, dinners and sightseeing tours at the gubernatorial mansion. She campaigned with her husband at election time but gave few speeches, has made a pincushion out of the back seat of the Meyners' state-owned Cadillac. "These women come up to me...

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