Letters: Jun. 12, 1964

Ballot Boxers

Sir: I have heard Goldwater's victory blamed on everything from middle-class selfishness to hostility toward Rockefeller's baby. Let's admit that a lot of voting citizens believe in a conservative philosophy for the good of the country.

CAROL KASPER San Francisco

Sir: Surely Goldwater has now demonstrated his tremendous vote-getting abilities even to the satisfaction of those who would love to nominate again the 1964 counterparts of Dewey and Willkie. Honest Republicans could not support or work for any other nominee should Senator Goldwater be cheated of the nomination.


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