POLITICS: The Polish Connection

It was a merry Christmas for Edmund Muskie. Santa Claus appeared in the person of Ohio Governor John Gilligan, who endorsed Muskie for President, while the beaming candidate stood near by and acknowledged that he could not think of a "better, happier gift." Another present came from the latest Harris poll, which showed that Muskie has gained ground against his rival Democrats as well as the President. Muskie ran the strongest race of any of the Democrats against Nixon, though he still trailed the President, 39% to 43%. But he has moved eight points closer to Nixon since the...

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