Art: Hail to the Chief

In dusty, wind-blown Abilene, Kans. (pop. 5,922) one day last week, some 2.000 Midwesterners gathered to pay homage to a President of the U.S. who has become a legend in his own time. The occasion was the unveiling of 14 murals covering 1,100 sq. ft. of, lobby walls in the boxy, limestone Eisenhower Museum. Financed by a grant of $50,000 from the National Academy of Design, the murals were the product of two years' work by Iowa-born Ross Moffett and New York-born Louis Bouché. Between them, they succeeded in pointing up the historical fact that great men are often commemorated in...

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