National Affairs: High v. Low

Oklahoma's Bob Kerr was roaring around Nebraska campaigning for votes in the April 1 presidential primary. It was a high-pressure campaign. A man who will run if Truman doesn't, Kerr had the support of Old Pol Jim Quigley, perennial Democratic national committeeman, and plenty of money. He had billboards, posters, radio and television shows and 300,000 copies of a campaign newspaper.

Last week Mr. Low Pressure himself arrived. Estes Kefauver, the man Kerr was out to beat, flew into Omaha with a bad cold, called the press, radio and television men around him. He...

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