National Affairs: The Jersey Verdict

Ambling out of his mother's Phillipsburg house on election night last week to acknowledge victory shouts from 3,000 cheering fellow Democrats, New Jersey's handsome Governor Robert Baumle Meyner smiled broadly at the carefully printed posters and signs held by the faithful. MEYNER IN '60, they read and GOODBYE


Meyner's rout of Republican Malcolm Forbes was impressive enough for friends to promote him seriously for the 1960

Democratic presidential nomination. Ringing up the most votes ever cast for a Democrat in New Jersey, he carried 14 of the state's 21 counties (including...

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