The Presidency: Sporting Life


Americans are one of the world's most sports-conscious people, yet for years they have not had a President who shared that enthusiasm. President Eisenhower's interest was largely con fined to golf and John Kennedy's to swimming and sailing. In the Johnson years, the principal sport was hunting ranch deer from a Lincoln Continental.

Richard Nixon, by contrast, is an all-round sports enthusiast who not only fol lows the sports pages with the attention of a Monday morning quarterback, but has learned to relax by attending sports events and by participating in sports as well.

Nixon has already watched the Washington Senators...

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