Nation: Scars

Pale and still easily exhausted, Democratic Governor John Connally last week tried to tend to the business of Texas from a hospital bed in Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital. His recovery from the bullet that ripped through his chest, wrist and thigh has been rapid. His punctured lung has re-inflated and is healing beyond all original expectations. Each day he is up and about for a bit longer. Half of the stainless steel wires used to stitch together his torn thigh have been removed. Doctors predicted that the Governor would leave the hospital in a week or so, should recover with little...

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