Republicans: The Finger of Fate?

Gales had driven Indian summer from New England, and the temperature was a blustery 34° as Barry Goldwater arrived in New Hampshire last week. Goldwater's Concord welcome was warmer by far. Nearly 500 stomping, shouting Goldwaterites were on hand, while only a handful of 50 had greeted Nelson Rockefeller on his trip into the state on a balmy afternoon two weeks earlier.

Goldwater went to New Hampshire, where he presumably will meet Rocky in next March's presidential primary, to speak at a memorial dinner for the state's late Republican Senator Styles Bridges. There...

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