Five is a Crowd

Bode, Ken; Straus, William
August 1976
New Republic;8/21/76, Vol. 175 Issue 8/9, p12
Discusses the fight of five candidates running for the New York Senate race. Description about the political career of Bella Abzug, one of 18 women in the U.S. Congress; Popularity and political image of Ramsey Clark, more recently a self-described public interest lawyer for the Berrigans; Revelation that although Democrats have an edge in registration of nearly a million potential votes, they have trouble converting that margin into electoral victory because this is sometimes a four-party state; Argument pertaining to the race between Abzug and Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an ambassador to India; Political campaign of Abzug in New York; Political image of Abzug and her outcry for civil rights.


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