Nation: SOME FORWARD MOTION FOR H.H.H.

NOT long after an advance text of Hubert Humphrey's Viet Nam speech reached the White House last week, Lyndon Johnson spent half an hour on the telephone with Richard Nixon. The White House, naturally, did not discuss the conversation, but it is a safe assumption that the Democratic President and the Republican presidential candidate wasted little time talking about wheat sales or the World Series. By the time Humphrey phoned the White House, shortly after delivering the speech, the reaction from Johnson's end of the line was, in the words of an aide...

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