National Affairs: Revolting Conclusion

The seven Senators who drifted into the office of Vermont's George Aiken one morning last week hardly looked like mutineers. New York's freshman Senator Kenneth Keating paused to adjust his red bow tie for photographers; California's Tom Kuchel blinked into the TV floodlights, turned on a grin. New York's Jake Javits volunteered that he would be the notetaker. Then, with doors closed, they compared notes on their efforts to stir up a revolt of the Senate's liberal Republicans (TIME, Dec. 29). When they came out into the blaze of photography 2½ hours later,...

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