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Time Capsule: A Pair of Doves Prevail in New York Primary

Time Capsule: A Pair of Doves Prevail in New York Primary

Insurgent antiwar candidate Eugene J. McCarthy easily won the New York Democratic primary on this date in 1968. Coming only two weeks following Robert F. Kennedy’s tragic assassination after narrowly winning the California primary on June 4, McCarthy at first refused to actively campaign in the New York primary.  As in other states, McCarthy’s campaign in [...]