Letters, Oct. 17, 1955

Ike's Illness


It was with grief for all the countries of the world, as well as for the United States, that I heard of President Eisenhower's heart attack . . . How appalling must be the weight of the responsibility of the decisions we put upon our President, no matter how much advice and assistance we give him, when so many of those decisions are, in the long run, his alone to make . . .




President Eisenhower's recent heart attack may make it inadvisable for him to run for re-election to the presidency. The Republicans have not seriously considered...

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