The Nation: Advice from Harvard

George McGovern's initial campaign plans did not include Ohio. The Buckeye state, whose primary is May 2, seemed owned by Edmund Muskie. But last week McGovern announced that he would spend a full week in Ohio hoping to reap a rich harvest among the state's 153 convention votes. The advice that he assuredly could came from three seniors at Harvard University.

They are Pat Caddell, John Gorman and Dan Porter, all 21, collectively known as Cambridge Survey Research Inc., McGovern's sole source of polling information for his race to Miami Beach and the youngest—and just possibly the hottest—psephologists in the employ of...

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