New York: Rocky's Crisis

At 60, Nelson Rockefeller has served as New York's Governor for ten years, unsuccessfully sought his party's presidential nomination three times and, in past weeks, been passed over for two top posts in the Nixon Cabinet. To some, it seemed, his last hurrah had sounded. Last week Rockefeller put a halt to any premature postmortems by announcing that he intends to run for re-election in 1970. If he succeeds, he will be only the second Governor in New York history to serve uninterruptedly for more than twelve years.* The key to Rockefeller's decision...