SOUTH CAROLINA: Quarterback Sneak

Charles ("Pug") Ravenel had set himself an ambitious timetable. He wanted to be reasonably rich by 30, Governor of South Carolina by 36, President of the U.S. by 44. He had achieved his first ambition, and to everyone's surprise, he seemed on the verge of accomplishing the second. In South Carolina's primary last July, he outpolled six other candidates, then went on to trounce favored Congressman William Jennings Bryan Dorn in the runoff. He was expected to have no trouble defeating Republican State Senator James Edwards, 47, a Charleston dentist with a right-wing following, in the November election. But...

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