Nation: We Are Going to Make America Better

LIKE many Presidents, Richard Nixon always seems a bit happier, a bit more relaxed, when he gets away from Washington. For him it is not the exuberant, back-to-the-soil renewal that Lyndon Johnson experienced returning to the Pedernales. In Nixon's case it is the easier routine, the escape from the alien East, the chance to be among the people, away from a balky bureaucracy and a fractious Congress.

In the heartland last week en route to San Clemente, the President took the occasion in St. Louis to make a refreshing call to a national reconciliation...

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