DEMOCRATS: Fitful Pause for McGovern

AS George Meany made his declaration of nonsupport, George McGovern was celebrating his 50th birthday in South Dakota's Black Hills. For almost the first time since he began his once lonely drive for the nomination 19 months earlier, the candidate had hoped for a few days of uninterrupted leisure before starting his campaign against Richard Nixon. His plan did not work out that way, of course. All week the telephone jangled in the rustic cabin that McGovern had rented on Sylvan Lake. When he went horseback riding, he was escorted by a...