California: No Kidding

Before he entered Doctors Hospital in Washington two weeks ago for his second major brain operation in eight months, California's Democratic Sena tor Clair Engle prepared two statements for the press. The first said that he was still a candidate for renomination to the Senate in his state's June 2 primary. The second announced that he was quitting the campaign because of his health.

There was never much doubt about which statement would be released. Since August, Engle, 52, had not made a single speech in the Senate. Last month, when he...

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