National Affairs: Keefs Hard Days

The face was familiar. So was the earnest, country-boy style, the dark-framed eyes, the soft, friendly drawl. As he roamed the towns and villages of Tennessee last week, Senator Estes Kefauver seemed his old-shoe self. But at close handshake, there was a big difference: campaigning for a third Senate term, the Keef was running scared. Bird-dogging him was the combined specter of a man and an issue that might well keep Estes Kefauver at home next year. The man was Circuit Judge Andrew ("Tip") Taylor, bombastic relic of the Crump machine and no-quarter...

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