Primaries: Season Openers

The political season begins in earnest May 5 with primaries in Ohio and Alabama. Both states are seeing their hottest political battles in years; both will have significant effect on the political plans of Richard Nixon.


What started out as a Republican dream ticket has turned into a nightmare for party professionals and jeopardized a good chance for the Republicans to pick up a vital seat in their drive to win control of the Senate in 1970. Robert Taft Jr., 53, son of the late Senator and scion of the wealthy Cincinnati...

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