From Shoo-in to Scapegoat

HENRY, III, WILLIAM A.; Kane, Joseph J.
September 1981
Time;9/14/1981, Vol. 118 Issue 11, p23
The article focuses on the governor of California Jerry Brown. It informs that in a public opinion poll in August 1980, 72 percent of state voters considered Brown's performance as fair or poor. It tells about the issue of Mediterranean fruit fly which has damaged the Brown's approval rating to its second lowest level in his approximately seven years as governor. It also discusses the joining of a rally by Brown against the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Powerplant in California.


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