A squeaky version of The Ballad of Davy Crockett, with an obbligato of booming laughter, rang out from the room at Denver's Fitzsimons Hospital last week and echoed down the corridor outside. In side the room a mirthful President of the United States was listening to a special recording made by his grandchildren at their home in Fort Belvoir, Va. and flown to Denver in the care of their father, Major John Eisenhower.

After a musical introduction, the piping voice of Anne Eisenhower, 6, was heard singing Mary Had a Little Lamb. She...

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