Newspapers: After New Hampshire

"A most confusing—and most 'disturbing—presidential primary," said the New York Times. "You might as well be your own expert," said Scripps-Howard's Houston Press. These comments seemed a far cry from the usual confident election postmortems. But then, New Hampshire was no ordinary election; its results incited numerous misgivings and even more contradictions in the nation's press.

To the Detroit News, the message from New England seemed clear: "A triumph for a man who looks like a President, who is and has been deeply involved in the critical fight against the Communists, and...

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