National Affairs: Veep, Anyone?

On most Republican dream tickets, Nelson Rockefeller is still the No. 1 choice for the No. 2 spot. Paired as Vice President with Richard Nixon, he would have a strong attraction for independents and dissident Democrats across the U.S., not to mention a powerful pull in New York and the other Eastern seaboard states. Last week a couple of high-level comments brought Rocky's name once more to the fore. In New York, Dick Nixon's good friend Tom Dewey warmly endorsed Rockefeller for Vice President, and at his Washington press conference, President Eisenhower added a cautious amen: "If Mr. Rockefeller were nominated,...

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