Trillin, Calvin
May 1970
New Yorker;5/16/1970, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p108
The article presents views and insights of the author regarding the political situation in Missouri. The author points out that the state is the gateway to the West. The author talks about his Midwestern as well as his Missourian heritage. The author assesses the career development of local politicians like John Danforth, Richard Bolling, Thomas F. Eagleton, and Stuart Symington. Political issues and concerns affecting the state are discussed.


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