THE PRESIDENCY: Occlusion

Dwight David Eisenhower, 67, stood in a raw, whipping wind at Washington National Airport one morning last week, fulfilling one of the endless responsibilities of the President of the U.S. He was there to welcome Morocco's King Mohammed V on a state visit (see below). Now and again the President pulled a white handkerchief out of his overcoat pocket and blew his nose. While the King's arrival speech was repeated in Arabic, French and English, while the national anthems of the U.S. and Morocco were played, while a 21-gun salute was fired,...

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