Crashing Back to Earth?

After a promising launch, Glenn's campaign is losing its boosters

As recently as last summer, the John Glenn presidential campaign brimmed with promise. The Democratic Senator from Ohio, a solid political centrist and space-age hero, would provide voters with a comfortable choice between the right (President Reagan) and the left (Democratic Front Runner Walter Mondale). But the high hopes are fading. "Within the past three months," says Mississippi Democratic Chairman Danny Cupit, "Glenn sort of disappeared from the face of the earth."

All across the country, Glenn's campaign for...

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