THE PRESIDENCY: Little Accident

(See Cover)

The President rested last week out on the end of a long limb of land—at Key West, Fla. Resting there with him was his counsel and legal adviser, Clark Clifford. While Clifford beamed on his smiling boss, Mr. Truman turned a tanned and apparently carefree face toward the photographers; Clifford himself glistened with confidence and sunburn oil. Looking at the two of them, no one would suspect the gravity of the problems which arrived daily in the pouch from, Washington. No one would suspect, in fact, that the country appeared to...