THE PRESIDENCY: Seeking a Magical Vista

Nothing characterizes the presidency of Richard Nixon these days so much as the sense of perpetual motion. He moves from the Oval Office in the White House to his hideaway across the street to the deck of the yacht Sequoia on the Potomac, from Washington to Key Biscayne to Grand Cay in the Bahamas, from the Camp David mountaintop to the beaches of San Clemente.

The U.P.I.'s Eugene Risher, who accompanies the caravan, has calculated that up until last week the President had spent only three full days in Washington during August, and that only one night out of every...

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