POLITICAL NOTES: Reality in California

California's Republican Governor Goodwin J. Knight is friendly toward California's Republican Senator William Knowland, heartily dislikes Vice President Richard Nixon, also of California. But Goodie Knight is a political realist. Last week he said he believed Nixon would be a stronger candidate for President than Knowland.

"I think it is quite obvious," said Knight, "that Vice President Nixon has more friends in the Eisenhower Administration than does Knowland." Then, indicating that he would support Nixon if necessary, he added: "We have our intraparty rifts in California, but we cannot afford permanent...

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