Nation: The Underdog Underdog

"I'm the most underdog underdog there is," said Barry Goldwater to a Las Vegas airport audience. Yet as far as audience reaction was concerned, Barry had perhaps the most momentous moments of his whole campaign.

In New York City's Madison Square Garden, 18,000 clamorous fans gave him a roaring ovation for 28 minutes, interrupted his 35-minute speech more than 100 times with applause. In Cleveland's Public Hall, a near-capacity crowd of 15,000 yelled, screamed, honked horns and rang bells for eleven minutes before Barry finally got them quiet by holding up a silver pocket watch. In Pittsburgh, 15,000 jammed the Civic...

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