The Nation: Eagleton: After the Fall

"Charley! How 'bout that for the shortest campaign in history ... Naw, I'm not a bit down in the dumps about it . . ."

"Hello, Joseph ... I like short campaigns ... I've got nothing but smiles ... It was an interesting week, to say the least.. ."

"No, no, Congressman ... Give him all the help you can ... We need a new President."

Feet propped on his desk in the New Senate Office Building, cradling the phone as he took calls from friends, political associates and downright strangers, ex-Nominee Tom Eagleton was probably...