POLITICS: Harris: Radicalism in a Camper

This is the fifth in a series examining the candidates for the presidency.

The prairie. The Dust Bowl. The Tennessee Valley. Huey Long. Bob LaFollette. Woody Guthrie. All the images of an earthy, deep-rooted populism are evoked in Fred Harris' pungent, often spellbinding speeches. The best orator among the declared candidates, Harris, 45, is running a "people's campaign" against "privilege." The Oklahoman logged 6,300 miles on a cross-country trek in a 24-foot camper last summer, cooking over an open fire, speaking to any small group that would listen (and often the groups...

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