California: Just a Term of Endearment

California's Democratic Governor Pat Brown is a most amiable fellow. But he can weep from every pore when things begin to go wrong—and so far in his state's 1963 legislative year, very little has gone right.

There seems little hope left for the Governor's pet bill to declare a four-year moratorium on capital punishment in California. His highway safety program has already been emasculated and his fair housing bill is in deep trouble. But what bothers Brown the most is the hostility to his proposed record budget of $3.3 billion for the next fiscal year. To help pay for it,...

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