National Affairs: Ho-Hum in Florida

Sitting in his truck of butter beans at the Plant City (Fla.) market one day last week, Farmer E. O. Goodson looked utterly bored. "I don't think I'm going to vote on May 29," he said, when told that Democratic Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson was speaking only a few blocks away. Then, his beans unloaded, Goodson drove home without another thought of next week's presidential primary, in which Stevenson and Estes Kefauver face a showdown for Florida's 28 convention votes.

Although the primary will be considered an important test of prestige between Stevenson and...

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