Republicans: Rocky's Return

It was too early to tell whether it was smart strategy, but New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller last week was clearly back in the lists as an active presidential candidate. He had never withdrawn unequivocally, but when he said last month that he preferred not to campaign for the nomination, a lot of people got the impression that he was out of the race for good. In the changed game that ensued after President Johnson's rejection of a second term, Rocky was still playing his hand cagily. Nonetheless, he was unmistakably doing—if not saying—the things Americans traditionally expect from...

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