Nation: Progressive Conservative'

Richard Nixon went all out. He built up an organization of 75,000 volunteers, traveled more than 50,000 miles, visited 40 of the state's 58 counties, wound up with a four-hour telethon on which he answered questions on 146 subjects. Last week Nixon won his party's nomination for Governor of California. But it was a shadowed victory.

Opponent Joseph C. Shell, Los Angeles oilman and leader of the Republican minority in the state legislature, tuned his campaign to the G.O.P.'s right wing. "I've gotten sick and tired of calling people liberals when they're basically socialists.'' he said. Though not himself a member, Shell...

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