THE PRESIDENCY: Richard Nixon's Three Hats

AS he has in the past, President Nixon referred again last week to the three hats he wears as President, Commander in Chief and politician. Yet it is increasingly obvious that more than ever, those three hats are merging as they each take on a distinctly political cut during his re-election campaign.

The politician in Nixon was especially flattered by the turnout of some 400 stage, screen and television celebrities for a party he and the First Lady gave at their San Clemente home. They included such oldtime stars as John Wayne, Jack...

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