Republicans: Nixon's New Image, Rocky's New Clothes

Jostling through the victory-night crowd at his Manhattan campaign head quarters, Richard Nixon savored an un familiar sensation. For the first time in years, he felt like a winner again. "We won't need a recount," he chuckled to the crowd. "This is a beginning, a very smashing victory."

Nixon's beginning was an impressive performance in the New Hampshire primary where, with a heavy turnout of 104,000 G.O.P. voters, he gained 78% of the total votes following a campaign masterfully geared to exhibit the former Vice President as the nation's youngest elder statesman. New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller, whose cause...

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