National Affairs: Beyond Politics

Swinging east, then south across the land last week in the waning warmness of Indian summer, Richard Nixon generated a waxing optimism. Alerted before his trip against meager crowds, the Vice President found audiences as fat in doubtful Buffalo as in secure Fort Wayne, Ind. Warned against hoots and hecklers, he heard in 9,000 miles three small choruses of boos. Of these, one was an impartial impoliteness that Yale undergrads had also extended to Adlai Stevenson (TIME, Oct. 15).

Swinging through Ohio to aid Incumbent Senator George Bender, through Indiana, New York and New England, the Vice President moved eventually into Manhattan...

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