POLITICS: Lindsay Balloons

Pierre Salinger, sometime presidential press secretary and short-time California Senator, told a group of students at Pennsylvania's West Chester State College last week that New York Mayor John Lindsay would have to switch to the Democratic party within ten days if he wanted to run as a Democrat in the 1972 California presidential primary. As it turned out, Salinger was wrong: California's election laws require no such thing. But even that minor incident was enough to fuel another round of speculations about Lindsay's political future.

The signals from city hall remain confusing, which is probably just the way John Lindsay wants...

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