Republicans: Rocky Pushes On

Though he turned 60 last week, Nelson Rockefeller showed all the ebullience of a conventioneering Jaycee as he bounced from coast to coast in a spurt of razzle-dazzle campaigning. He rode a motorized ricksha and a cable car in San Francisco, a trolley in St. Louis, a stern-wheeler on the Ohio near Louisville, and a pea-green convertible in Wall Street. He still was not riding any bandwagon, but in Miami, at least, he got a surprise present: an endorsement from Florida Governor Claude Kirk—the first Southern Governor to support him to date. Then, Pennsylvania's influential former Governor Wil liam...

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