POLITICS: The Happy, Humble Drive To Dump Nixon

They are mostly young, mostly decked out in denim, and they are hopeful that they can influence the political system. There were more than 10,000 of them at a kickoff rally in Providence, a meager 2,500 in more conservative Indianapolis, then an impressive 25,000 last week in a sports arena in Bloomington, Minn. Their attitude was expressed in exaggerated form at Indianapolis in the plaint of Folk Singer Phil Ochs: "Here's to the land you've torn out the heart of;/Richard Nixon, find yourself another country to be part of."

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