National Affairs: How Now, Brown?

California is a mouth-watering morsel for any presidential aspirant. With 81 delegate votes at the Democratic National Convention, it shares with Pennsylvania the party's second-strongest honors (first: New York with 114). And since taking office nine months ago, California's able, amiable Governor Edmund G. Brown has been wooed like a Spanish infanta for those votes. Every major candidate has gone West to learn "Pat" Brown's intentions, and Brown has parried them all with the answer that he will lead California's delegation to the convention as a favorite son (not to be confused with...

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