The Nation: The Critic

President and Mrs. Nixon flew to New York one evening last week to visit the newly wed Tricia and Eddie Cox and sample some of the bride's home cooking (broiled lobster and stuffed potatoes). Then the four took in a performance of No, No, Nanette. After the show, a television reporter asked the President if he would like to see more such musicals.

The President's reply was a minor classic in his manner of laying a bed of hot coals in his path and then dancing across it. "My wife and I of course like musical comedy," he began. "We like the...

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