Nation: Beyond November

President Johnson's optimism about the outcome of the election has been dampened only by the cliche warning: "A lot can happen before November."

In fact, a lot is happening. Some 260,000 General Motors workers are on strike. A national dockworkers' strike has been postponed because President Johnson invoked the Taft-Hartley Act. Inland Steel Corp. Chairman Joe Block, the man who broke away from other steelmakers to support John Kennedy during the steel hassle in 1962, was making noises about a price hike (see U.S. BUSINESS). In South Viet Nam, the political and military situation was such that by November there might not...

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