CONNECTICUT: Outfoxed

Ex-Price Boss Chester Bowles, who has little political experience but great ambition, seemed a cinch to be the Democratic nominee for governor of Connecticut. But last week he was outfoxed by the pros. In a wide-open state convention, after the pros had maneuvered a first-ballot deadlock, they threw all their strength to Lieut. Governor Wilbert Snow, 62-year-old poet and former Wesleyan University professor of English. Rushing to make the nomination unanimous, Chester said: "I've always said I'd never sulk in my tent."

The surprise result matched Snow against his old friend and onetime Wesleyan President,...

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