THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Rocky's Turn to the Right

Zealous as ever, Vice President Nelson Rockefeller has thrown himself into a campaign to prove that he is one political animal that can change its spots. His goal: to convince powerful G.O.P. conservatives that the liberal they used to hate has become a middle-of-the-roader they can learn to tolerate, if not to love.

The principal target of Rocky's campaign is Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater—an old political enemy, but also the man who has the best chance of persuading rebellious Republican conservatives to stick with the party. Rocky and Barry would seem to...

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