REPUBLICANS: The Hand & the Cloud

The great big hand that has reached down from the political summit to help Richard Nixon up the mountain to the presidency belongs to Dwight Eisenhower. The cloud no bigger than a man's hand that Nixon watches out of the corner of his eye is New York Republican Governor Nelson Rockefeller, who has been notably cool toward Nixon and is not likely to endorse him until after the Chicago convention. Last week the big hand helped and the cloud darkened, while Nixon alternately beamed and frowned.

Introduced by Nixon to 7,000 Republican women gathered in Washington's Uline Arena,...

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