National Affairs: More Schools, Less Smog

"I don't want to have everyone get the idea I'm a one-issue guy," said California's Democratic Governor Edmund ("Pat") Brown last week. "My administration has made a good record and I want the people to know about it."

The "one issue" was his abortive attempt to get an anti-capital-punishment bill through the legislature on the strength of the Chessman case (TIME, March 21). With that slapped down and well behind him, Pat Brown set about selling his record by pen, handshake and after-dinner speech. And he could tick off some notable legislative achievements designed to keep king-size California abreast of...

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