Nation: Nixon's 1970 Worries: Economy and Environment

THOUGH he managed to escape from Washington to the Southern California sun, last week was a chilly, somber time for President Richard Nixon. While the war in Viet Nam goes grimly on, it is no longer his chief preoccupation; the polls show and his Democratic opposition concedes that Vietnamization and U.S. troop withdrawals have relieved, at least for now, the political pressures of the war on the President. Instead, Nixon has turned his attention to the two questions that have cast their shadows over the politics of 1970: inflation and the quality of...

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