POLITICS: Counting Out Cahill

Republican William T. Cahill was elected Governor of New Jersey in 1969 by the largest margin—500,000 votes —in the state's history and within two years was counted among the most successful Governors in the country. His impressive string of accomplishments included stiff environmental protection laws, a no-fault insurance plan, a remarkably popular lottery and a multimillion-dollar mass-transit system. Moreover, he had delighted New Jersey voters by wooing the New York Giants into moving across the Hudson with a new football stadium that will open in 1975. By almost any measure, he...

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