National Affairs: Lost in Pennsylvania

Harold Stassen, ex-Governor of Minnesota, ex-candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the U.S., ex-president of the University of Pennsylvania, ex-White House disarmament adviser, had wandered around Pennsylvania for weeks, trying to round up enough votes to win the G.O.P. primary for Governor and a second political wind. Last week came the primary test—and for Harold Stassen it was over almost before it began. Within three hours after the polls closed, he knew he had lost all of crucial Philadelphia's 58 wards, fallen behind by 88,000 votes to Pretzel Manufacturer Arthur Toy McGonigle, 51, a hard campaigner (TIME, April 21)...

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