Republicans: After the Moratorium

When the self-declared 30-day Republican moratorium on presidential politicking ended last week, G.O.P. contenders could publicly start working again. They had, of course, already done a lot in private.

New York's Governor Rockefeller, still the only announced major G.O.P. candidate, finally put together the nucleus of a national organization. He corralled more than a dozen regional coordinators—including Washington State's Mort Frayn, onetime aide to Richard Nixon, and Maine Congressman Stanley Tupper. Charles Moore Jr., retired Ford Motor Co. vice-president for public relations, moved into New York to supervise Rockefeller press and...

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