The Press: Nixon's Hagerty

In his tile-floored office at the San Diego Union (circ. 88,646), Editor Herbert G. Klein, 41, last week cleared his desk for a leave of "indefinite" duration. Able, easy-eyed Herb Klein, a World War II Navy officer who rose out of the city room to the top editorial post on the pivotal paper of the 15-paper Copley Press, had received a summons from a friend in Washington: Richard Nixon. Next week Editor Klein will fly to Washington for his new job as special assistant to the Vice President of the U.S.

This is the fifth time Nixon has called on Klein. The...

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