REPUBLICANS: How to Make Friends

For the first time since he went into politics, New York's Republican Governor Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, one of his party's most marketable presidential prospects, last week ventured out of his home state for a frankly political appearance. For his audience, Rocky picked one of the nation's toughest: Washington's Republicans-only Capitol Hill Club, whose 1,300 members, centering around the G.O.P. members of Congress, have seen many a bright-looking Republican come and go.

Beaming happily in the stifling Washington heat (90°), Rockefeller turned up at the Capitol Hill Club headquarters at 214 First Street...

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