REPUBLICANS: Big John on the Road

"Every now and then, you oldtimers of the party ought to listen to us young fellows just a little," drawled the speaker at the $50-a-plate Republican fund-raising bash in Kansas City, Kans. "And I happen to be about the newest fellow there is in this party." The mostly prosperous, middle-aged G.O.P. faithful in the audience were hardly the sort who normally take well to lecturings from their juniors, but they were very interested in hearing this one. The "youngest Republican," as he cheerfully proclaims himself, was Big John Connally—five months young as...

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