THE VICE PRESIDENCY: A Matter of Sharing Apples

It was almost a scene from a Nelson Rockefeller campaign. There were no knishes or hot dogs; the former New York Governor did not yell, "Hiya, fella!" But he was at his breezy best as he moved through the Senate committee room smiling broadly, shaking hands, slapping backs as if he did not have a care in the world, when in fact all that he had worked for in politics was at stake. His nomination for the vice presidency had been jeopardized by disclosures that he had given more than $2 million in...

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