Nation: Of Extra Glands, Giant Agony And the Grey Stone Mountain

Among the dozen men who serve as Special Assistants to the President, none rates higher in loyalty and devotion than ex-Houston Advertising Man Jack Valenti. If there was ever any doubt about that, Valenti surely dispelled it last week in an extraordinary 3,000-word speech on "The President and the Presidency" before the Advertising Federation of America in Boston. Excerpts:

In the shock and disbelief of what is still an incredulous minute in American history, he became President. I shall never forget that day. He sat in the cabin of Air Force One, a scant few minutes after the assassination, solemn, grim, his...

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