BY different means, around the U.S. and halfway across the Pacific Ocean, Richard Nixon found heart and voice last week to confront three of the crucial questions that have troubled the nation in the second half of this decade. Their solutions evaded Nixon's predecessor, and Nixon himself has yet to show that he has new answers. But he is now involved and committed, a partisan no longer above the battle.

At General Beadle State College in South Dakota, the President roundly castigated student militants and denounced campus disorder. At the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, he took up the cudgels for...

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