The Nation: Shriver Unchained

If the rest of George McGovern's campaign had gotten off to a halting start, Vice Presidential Candidate Sargent Shriver was already bringing an early New Frontier élan to the race. Some of his bright-eyed lieutenants recruited from the old Peace Corps ranks even seemed to welcome Richard Nixon's lead in the polls. Said one breathlessly: "It's so much more of a challenge this way, don't you think?" TIME Correspondent Timothy Tyler spent four days following the Shriver campaign and offered these impressions: At McGovern-Shriver headquarters in Washington, one of Sargent Shriver's aides...

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