DEMOCRATS: Harry's Night Out

At the Sheraton Astor Hotel on Times Square more than 2,000 Democrats sat down to filet mignon at the New York State Committee's annual $100-a-plate fund-raising dinner. As between party members, it was all quite impartial. The leading candidate for President, Adlai Stevenson, campaigning in California, could not attend, but he telegraphed "love and affection." Tennessee's Senator Estes Kefauver, the only other announced candidate, was there on the dais (ready to hop off for California), but his presence did not mean that this was his crowd. That peripatetic "inactive" candidate, New York's Governor Averell Harriman, was there leading the...

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