Personality: The New Jess Unruh

Almost everything they say about Jesse Marvin Unruh has been true at one time or another. He has been a hard-drinking political boss, wreathed in cigar smoke, with the bulk of Falstaff and the political cunning of Richard III. He has also been one of the nation's most brilliant state legislators, a reformer of the California state assembly and a studious lecturer at Rutgers and Yale. This year he is hoping to achieve another persona by defeating Ronald Reagan and becoming Governor of California. TIME Correspondent Don Neff filed this analysis of...

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