THE Spectacular of the Week, bumping such attractions as the Jonathan Winters Show and ABC's Wednesday-night movie, was the all-network, prime-time Richard Nixon Show, introducing to the nation the twelve men the President-elect has chosen to head the top Government departments. "The people will know more about their Cabinet than they've ever known before," bragged a Nixon staff member. Their debut was telecast live and in color from Washington's Shoreham Hotel, but not without some fancy logistical footwork: on short notice the Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association, gathered in annual convention, agreed to...

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