Republicans: The Needle Man

Introduced as a man who "carries a long needle and loves to jab it into the Democrats." Republican National Chairman William E. Miller lived up to his billing last week at a regional conference of some 100 Midwestern Republicans in Minneapolis. "President Kennedy," he said, "has at last decided to stand up to Chester Bowles. This is gratifying in view of his apparent unwillingness to stand up to Khrushchev." And, for Gunsmoke televiewers, he added: "Well, at least we can breathe one sigh of relief, because they can't put Bowles in the Treasury Department. He couldn't stand to call his...

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