Ohio: Rhodes Under Fire

Republican Jim Rhodes has done very well in Ohio politics. He was mayor of Columbus for nearly four terms, and after ten years as state auditor he was picked in 1962 to take on Democratic Governor Mike DiSalle. Take him Rhodes did, by the largest majority ever in an Ohio gubernatorial election. Rhodes' second four-year term is near ly up, and statehouse scuttlebutt has it that the popular and efficient Governor may try for a U.S. Senate seat next year.

Now it appears that this impressive record may lose some of its sheen. The reasons, reported by LIFE this week...

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