Columbus and Dayton were both stops on a whistle-stop tour Goldwater is making of industrial areas of the Middle West aboard a special campaign train.
Goldwater in Columbus, Ohio charging that the administration is trying to sweep "Johnson's War" under the rug -- but the rug is already so stuffed with "other Johnson mistakes that there just isn't room." He accuses Johnson of loosing the war in Viet Nam, and trying to cover it up "behind a smoke screen of deceit and deliberate lying."
Goldwater Dayton, Ohio, where he makes charge that the Johnson Administration is lying to its public, following a policy of "lie and lie, elect and elect."
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Background: Columbus and Dayton were both stops on a whistle-stop tour Goldwater is making of industrial areas of the Middle West aboard a special campaign train. He is concentrating particularly on the state of Ohio, a state he considers important, since it commands a good many electoral votes -- and his a strong conservative Republican heritage.