The Nation: Fitting Up for the Primaries

IN the heat of summer 1971, the New Hampshire snows of winter 1972 seem far off to most Americans. But not to the dozen or so men who would like to be President of the United States. With eight months to go before the primary sweepstakes open, hopefuls of both parties already are jockeying for position in the race to the White House.

During what should have been a routine Senate hearing on agriculture last week, Senator Hubert Humphrey found himself in the painful position of listening to George Wallace promise a rerun of 1968. While Humphrey stared grimly on, Wallace gave...

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