POLITICAL NOTES: Pilgrim's Progress

Republican regulars looked at Harold Stassen with new interest. Partly it was because the overworked gossip about other presidential possibilities had turned stale for the time being. Partly it was because GOPsters were curious about the impact of his European jaunt. But mostly it was because of Stassen himself.

His flat refusal to be brushed off lightly was having its effect. Stassenites claimed growing strength, spreading out from Minnesota through the upper Mississippi Valley, into the prairie and border states, with tentacles reaching into New England and the Pacific Northwest. The pros...

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