They call him Dr. Happiness. He is in charge of giving Richard Nixon a fortnightly fix of cheer.
Bruce Herschensohn, 41, is an engaging and talented deputy special assistant to the President, the man in charge of handling support-the-President petitions, phone calls and team members.
He was up the street in the Old Ebbitt Grill the other day, eating his way through one of their succulent cheeseburgers, when a Nixon enthusiast tracked him down and poured out the litany of presidential loyalty. Herschensohn is used to such intrusions. He has been pursued into...