Nebraska: The Road North of Stanton

In 1960 Nebraska gave Republican Richard Nixon 62.1% of its vote—a larger share than any other state. With that in mind, Democratic Governor Frank Morrison is now spending more of his time running away from the Kennedy Administration than against his Republican opponent, Fred Seaton.

When Republicans try to link him with the Administration in Washington, Morrison makes jokes. "President Kennedy has the most responsible position in the world, what with crises in Cuba, Berlin, Southeast Asia," he says. "But just before he goes into a Cabinet meeting or a private session with Secretary Rusk, he picks up the phone...

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