Republicans: Waiting for Rocky

Few politicians know the twists and bumps in the road to a presidential nomination better than Nelson Rockefeller.

In 1960 and 1964 he ventured onto it, found more ambushers than adherents, and dropped out before the Republican Convention began. This year the Governor of New York chose to promote Michigan's George Romney and wait upon events. If Rockefeller was to have any chance, it seemed until recently, the opportunity would come next summer. But gradually, as Romney's candidacy evaporates and Richard Nixon's solidifies, a Rockefeller caravan has formed up. Last week it was...

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