Washington: Dan Evans, That's Who

In his campaign to win a third consecutive four-year term as Washington's Governor, Democrat Albert ("Rosy") Rosellini took big advertisements in the newspapers showing the President of the U.S. talking on the telephone. "Dan who?" said the caption beneath the picture of Lyndon Johnson.

That was Rosy's way of suggesting that his opponent, Republican State Representative Daniel Jackson Evans, 39, was a nobody and ought to remain exactly that. But on the morning after the election, it turned out that enough people had known who Evans was to enable him to beat...

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