The Press: The Spy on the Train

The campaign pace not only confined reporters to covering the speeches. It also prevented the men running the show from maintaining a proper guard against ringers. Thus last week a dark-haired volunteer worker from the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington had little trouble infiltrating the Goldwater Special train. Posing as a freelance writer, Moira O'Connor, 23, managed twice to distribute copies of an anti-Goldwater broadside the full length of the train, missing only the candidate's car.

Exposed as a spy, and the agent of a California Democratic prankster named Richard Tuck, Miss O'Connor was put off the train in Parkersburg, W....

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