REPUBLICANS: Rocky in the Ring

Working from the moment he stepped out of a commercial airliner (Eastern Air Lines) from New York to the moment he boarded another (Pan American) five days later, New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller convinced the governors' conference at San Juan, Puerto Rico that he is a deadly serious candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1960. In press conferences, in hard digging behind the scenes, in earnest conversation with his fellow Governors, and in tireless, wide-grinning glad-handedness, he had no serious challenger as the conference's star operator. Wrote the New York...

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