DEMOCRATS: The Moment of Truth

Minnesota's Senator Hubert Humphrey, the only formally declared candidate for the presidency,* has a problem. His campaign managers have carefully written a moderate's role for him. on the reasonable theory that it will be popular with the voters. But whenever Humphrey takes the speaker's stand, he invariably throws the script away and becomes a wildcat liberal, promising the world to his listeners. "And the people in front of him just don't want the world right now," explains a worried Humphrey advocate. In his offstage moments, Humphrey himself senses the public's present wariness...

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