Gruening Primary Defeat Cuts Number of Jewish Senators to Two

The defeat yesterday of Sen. Ernest Gruening in the Alaska Democratic primary, has reduced the number of Jewish Senators to two – Jacob K, Javits, the New York Republican, and Abraham Ribicoff, the Connecticut Democrat. Sen. Gruening was defeated in his bid for re-nomination in the primary by Mike Gravel, 39, a real estate developer.

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