Nation: Barry's Big Issue

Candidate Goldwater plainly has decided that the essence of Johnsonism is socialism, and he is making that the big, belated issue of his campaign. Last week he repeated the theme time and again.

"The issues," said he in Ardmore, Pa., "are an all-powerful central government versus the federal system that we have lived under and prospered under; it is a socialized economy v. a free economy that we have prospered under and lived under. It is these two things that the American people are deciding when they go to the polls this coming November."

Speaking in Washington to a United Press International convention,...

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