Nation: Dick's Lucky Palm

"There are people," said Richard Nixon in Chicago last week, "who think I am a candidate." There certainly were in Washington where his friends opened headquarters for the Nixon for President Committee at 1726 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., a block west of the White House.

Headed by Gaylord Parkinson, until recently California Republican chairman, the Nixon staff moved into a freshly whitewashed four-story building decked out with plush royal blue carpeting, flattering photographs of Nixon smiling with assorted statesmen, and Dick's new insignia, a white N-shaped bolt of lightning on a blue and red...

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