From the Publisher: Oct 24 1988

Quick. For one Belgian endive and a single point of light, read the following quotation and name that campaign:

"It was a very tight little ship. You couldn't get to the candidate himself, so you had to take too much second- or even thirdhand. The candidate had some very good people around, but they were always hiding him from you."

George Bush? Michael Dukakis? Sorry. Good guesses both, but the correct answer is Richard Nixon. The recollection comes courtesy of Burt Meyers, who covered Nixon's 1960 presidential quest for TIME. And if, as this week's cover story demonstrates, most comparisons between...

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