DEMOCRATS: Life on the New Frontier

In the eye of the storm, Jackie Kennedy's forlorn hopes for a week or two of secluded vacationing at Hyannisport with her husband were quickly washed overboard. For exactly two days the Democratic presidential nominee devoted him self entirely to the leisurely life — cruising in his father's 52-ft. yacht The Marlin (built in 1930 for Edsel Ford), browsing through Anthony Trollope's novel The American Senator, swimming, napping, and playing in the backyard with Daughter Caroline, 2½. Then the special switch board began to flash like a swarm of fire flies, his appointment book began to fill up ominously,...

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