OPINION: Up & Down

President Eisenhower's popularity, which dropped to an alltime low during the 1958 recession, has bounced back to its highest point since the summer of 1957, when Ike was pushing hard on his atoms-for-peace plan. In reply to its standard question ("Do you approve or disapprove of the way Eisenhower is handling his job as President?"), the Gallup poll last week reported new figures:

July 1957 April 1958 Now

Approve 63% 49% 61%

Disapprove 23% 35% 23%

No Opinion 14% 16% 16%

But Gallup offered little cheer to Ike's Republican Party. Asked to...

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