Nation: Who Came Out How

The convention revised some of the standings in the national Republican pecking order. Among them:

∙ DWIGHT EISENHOWER, for as long as he lives, remains a revered G.O.P. figure, but he has probably had his last chance at exercising a major influence over party decisions.

∙ WILLIAM SCRANTON, even in his losing, sometimes amateurish campaign, was an articulate candidate, appeared gracious and gallant in his final acceptance of defeat. Appearing before the convention after the first ballot had signaled his defeat, Scranton said: "Some of us did not prevail at this convention. But let...

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