Republicans: I Do

Dwight Eisenhower recently set out from Gettysburg for a California vacation, but he made an important stop on the way. In his private Santa Fe railroad car at the Harrisburg railroad yards, he was host at dinner with Pennsylvania's Republican Governor William Scranton. They talked seven hours but newsmen did not get any of the details from Scranton until late last week—and then only after they promised to hold the story until after the mourning period for John Kennedy ended this week.

In short, Ike had asked Scranton to try for the 1964 presidential nomination. Said Scranton to reporters: "It was...

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