POLITICAL NOTES: Spring Vacation

One afternoon last week a shining Lockheed Lodestar settled on to the broad runway at Daniel Field, a wartime bomber base in Augusta, Ga. Out of the plane stepped a smiling man whose arrival three years ago would have brought the whole big base to crackling attention. Gasped an airline stewardess: "It's Ike Eisenhower!"

With Ike were his wife, onetime Democratic Handyman George Allen and his wife, and William E. Robinson, executive vice president of the Republican New York Herald Tribune. They had come to Augusta for a vacation. They stepped into a waiting car and were whisked away.

They sped...

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