REPUBLICANS: Banner with a Strange Device

During his hour-and-a-quarter breakfast with President Eisenhower last week, New York's Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller was like a well-behaved nephew who gave no hint that he was planning to explode a firecracker right in his uncle's lap. Rockefeller chatted amiably about the future of the Republican Party and the importance of "issues" in the coming campaign. Recalled the President later with a twinkle: "Nelson said I'd been a pretty good President. He didn't have much to quarrel about except the defense budget."

That afternoon at a Manhattan press conference Rocky tossed his firecracker....

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