Republicans: Mission: A Winner's Image

Pennsylvania's Governor Bill Scranton, latest entry in the Republican presidential race, last week invaded the Goldwater-minded Midwest. In Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado and Kentucky, Scranton and his wife Mary received warm welcomes, addressed national convention delegates, even managed to win over a few who had previously leaned toward Barry.

But delegate-scrounging was not Scranton's mission— not yet. Instead, what he had to do was build an image, not just as an energetic, articulate, moderate alternative to Goldwater but, far more important, as a Republican who might give Democrat Lyndon Johnson a...

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