National Affairs: Recruits for Nixon

Inside Room 832 of Washington's Shoreham Building the carpet had not yet been laid and workmen were still installing telephones. But even in the chaos of moving day, Room 832 was as busy as an anthill. Its mission was supposed to be a secret, but nearly everybody in Washington knew that staffers of the new Nixon Club were beaver-busy organizing a presidential campaign under the benign and smoothly efficient direction of the most successful Republican political cam paign manager in U.S. history—Leonard Hall of Oyster Bay, N.Y.

Until the day when Vice President Nixon makes a formal declaration of his candidacy, Hall...

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