The making of mayhem, and of the past 50 years (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

"However much he may have disagreed with the president, he didn't have much liberty to take a different course," said Stephen J. Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington and head of its Center for Leadership and Media Studies. "It's clear the activists who voted in the relatively small number of primaries in 1968 favored an anti-war candidate. But inside the hall, the preferences of primary voters didn't add up to as much as the votes of party leaders, who saw in Humphrey a candidate more likely to win."

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