Nation: Palace-to-Palace Salesmanship

VICE PRESIDENT Spiro T. Agnew returns to San Clemente this week after a palace door-to-palace door selling trip for the Nixon Doctrine in Southeast Asia. If he had to file a salesman's report on his tour through the territory, it might read something like this: "They know they'll have to buy it eventually, but they'd just as soon hold off as long as possible. If they have to take it now, they'd like as many optional features as they can get free. Suggest hard-sell follow-up."

It seems certain that only future hard bargaining with the...

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