POLITICAL NOTES: Re-Enlistment in Kentucky

At week's end the Kentucky Republican State Central Committee got the news that it was hoping to hear. From John Sherman Cooper came a telegram saying that he would give up his job as Ambassador to India after all, and would run for the unexpired (four years) U.S. Senate term of the late Alben Barkley.

For able John Cooper, twice elected to unexpired terms and twice defeated for full terms in the Senate,* the decision was an about-face from his earlier statements. Reason for the change of heart: President Eisenhower had personally persuaded him to run (against Kentucky's former...

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