Nation: Travels With Bobby

Kennedy's immediate task is to give the Democratic Party shock treatment of sufficient voltage to deny Lyndon Johnson a preconvention lock on the nomination. To this end, he double-timed through ten states last week, from Oregon to Indiana to Arizona, for a total of 15 in his first fortnight of candidacy. Bobby's travels were a smash.

His appearances in Los Angeles tied up traffic on the Hollywood Freeway for hours. He drew an overflow crowd of 12,000 at Brigham Young University in conservative Utah, even though campus authorities declined to cancel classes for the occasion. In Lincoln, Neb., he attracted the biggest...

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