Democrats: Dismay for L.B.J.

Even if he can command a loyal and unified Democratic Party in California, there is some question that Lyndon Johnson will be able to carry the nation's most populous state next year. As it is, fractious California Democrats are so energetically redrawing and quartering the party that there is considerable doubt that they will even send a delegation to the 1968 Democratic Convention pledged to Johnson's renomination.

Party loyalists are divided by the bitter personal and political animosities between Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty and former Governor Pat Brown. Yorty, an old...

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