WHAT NEXT? AS THE PRESS SEES IT
NIXON SHOULD TAKE OVER
Scripps-Howard's WASHINGTON NEWS :
THERE are a dozen Americans better fitted by training, temperament and character than Vice President Nixon to succeed the President. But it is better to have a physically fit, vigorous Nixon, skilled in politics, assuming full responsibility, than an ailing Eisenhower who is forced to delegate authority.
NEW YORK POST :
WE pray that Nixon can rise to the occasion; that he has learned the perilsand emptinessof fanatic partisanship. But no real choice remains. The deterioration of America's world position...