New York: Is the Rock Still Solid?

Twice the Democrats have tried to pick the lock that Nelson Rockefeller has on New York State's executive mansion, and on both occasions they failed even to get close to the door. This time they chose a man whose stature and credentials in other areas were without equal: Arthur Goldberg, former Supreme Court Justice, former Secretary of Labor, and former U.N. Ambassador. The prominence of the candidates matches the stakes in the race, which go beyond New York's borders and this year's election. Involved are control of the nation's second largest state,...