Texas: Shootin' Match

For rootin' tootin' Texas, this year's Democratic gubernatorial primary was shaping up as a pretty tame affair. Favored to win without much trouble was Lawyer John Connally, 44, who resigned last December as the Kennedy Administration's Navy Secretary to run for Governor with the support of his longtime friend, Vice President Lyndon Johnson. But last week, just three days before the deadline for filing, two new candidates jumped eagerly into the race. The late entries: Incumbent Governor Price Daniel, 51, and former Army Major General Edwin A. Walker, 52.

At the time...

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