Nation: Rocky Recalled

A eulogy and some questions

"My friend, my older brother, my inspiration and my guide." So former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger described his feelings about Nelson Rockefeller in an eloquent, emotional eulogy at the funeral service in Manhattan's Riverside Church last week. While President Carter, former President Ford, Vice President Mondale, Chief Justice Burger and many other public figures listened from the nave, Kissinger paid tribute to the man who "permeated our lives."

In a voice that often quavered, Kissinger declared: "That Nelson Rockefeller is dead is both shattering and nearly inconceivable. One thought him indestructible ... When the phone call...

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