THE NATION: A Poll's Point

At a "Salute to Eisenhower" dinner in Washington last month, the President of the U.S. wondered publicly whether he should run for a second term, and indicated that he yearned for counsel. Said he: "I could devoutly wish that there were some method by which the American people could, under the circumstances, point out the path of my true duty. But it appears that this is a question that first I alone must answer." Undeterred by the "but," Pollster George Gallup saw his own duty, and set out to satisfy the President's yearning....

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