THE PRESIDENCY: Medals & Ministers

Like any grandfather, Dwight Eisenhower enjoys a romp with his grandchildren. But shortly after the three Eisenhower grandchildren arrived at the White House last week, the President was told to keep his distance: White House Physician Howard Snyder had detected a slight cold, and he warned Ike not to infect the kids. Despite the cold, the President kept steadily at his heavy schedule, and another ailment—a "slightly sprained" wrist—did not prevent him from a quick round of golf at Burning Tree Country Club.

Last week, as it has been for the...

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