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Rocky's Road? Highly placed, Nixon-minded Republican politicos whistle in the dark that New York's governor Nelson Rockefeller, 50, will bow gracefully out of a 1960 contest with Vice President Nixon, 46, before an argument that, runs thus: 1) Rockefeller partisans will soon discover that Nixon has a solid, unbreakable, nationwide hold on state chairmen, national committeemen and convention delegates; 2) Rockefeller will announce next spring that he will not be a presidential candidate and that he intends to run for re-election as Governor in 1962; 3) Nixon will be re-elected President in 1964, and being constitutionally unable to run again,...

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