Democrats: Goodbye Bobby

Lyndon Johnson should have been sitting as pretty as a butterfly in a garden ol petunias. All he had to do was flit over to the Democratic National Convention this month, pick up his nomination by acclamation, name his choice for vice-presidential candidate — and he was off and running. But last week, with the convention only four weeks off, Politician Johnson sensed trouble. He saw the possibility that he might lose control of the one big decision left to the convention — the choice of his running mate.

That possibility came in...

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