THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Right All Along

Into the crowd of well-wishers and party workers gathered in Wing B of Washington's Sheraton-Park Hotel strode the other half of the Eisenhower-Nixon team. His shoulders thrown back, his face glowing, the Vice President cried: "We're in! We're in!" Hours before, when Rich ard Milhous Nixon had been asked how he felt about the first intimations of a G.O.P. landslide, his reply had been guarded: "At a time like this, you just don't feel good—you feel numb." Now. with Pat Nixon at his side, as she had been throughout the campaign, all numbness had disappeared. The election Scoreboard...

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