Nation: Change of Heart

Last October, Michael Vincent Di Salle, Ohio's roly-poly Democratic Governor, announced that he would not be a candi date for re-election next November. Di Salle was discouraged by his failure to get social welfare bills through the Republican state legislature, saw an ill omen in Richard Nixon's 273,363-vote victory over John Kennedy in the state in 1960.

But Di Salle is the only solid candidate Ohio Democrats have for Governor, and without him, the whole state ticket might sag. Well aware of this, President Kennedy kept in friendly touch with Di Salle. Kennedy invited the Governor to sit with him at the...

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