HEROES: Home to Abilene

The U.S. last week got its first good look at Ike Eisenhower, top hero of the war. To the millions who saw him in person were added more millions who saw him in photographs and newsreels, or heard his pleasantly deep voice over the radio. The U.S. liked what it saw—a modest man, natural in everything he did; a kindly, common-sense man; a warrior who remembered that he was a citizen; a son of the Middle-West, unhardened by war, unspoiled by fame.

He arrived, in a four-engined Skymaster. at Washington's crowd-fringed National...

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