Politics: Having a Wonderful Time

The Governors of 15 Southern and border states last week gathered at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., in annual conference. Their agenda was laden with such subjects as highway safety and budget administration. But where the Governors really got their kicks was in talking about, and maneuvering toward, 1964's presidential election.

"A Good Horse Race." A favorite pastime was matching John Kennedy against Barry Goldwater, who would certainly be the South's choice for the Republican nomination. Governor Orval Faubus, whose state has not been carried by a G.O.P. presidential candidate since 1872,...

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