THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: A Timely Friend in Need

THE PRESIDENCY

The fear has been buried in champagne toasts (Roederer Cristal) and broad presidential smiles and the haunting strains of Tchaikovsky by the Marine Band.

But it is there, an insoluble hard lump in the hearts of the men who know how the world works. Is this the last act of summit virtuosity that Richard Nixon will be able to perform? In the next weeks he could be destroyed by Watergate or so diminished that he could never again face the world from his pinnacle, having lost confidence and influence at home and prestige...

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