THE PRESIDENCY: Pages of History

The President of the U.S., standing in the moving Rolls-Royce with King Paul of Greece early last week, clasped his hands over his midriff and laughed in wonderment at the evident warmth of the welcome that showered around him on the streets of Athens. "I think he's absolutely getting to love this," said a tired staffer. "He doesn't say so, but he'd have to be superhuman not to feel this way." In the third week of his 22,000-mile journey, Dwight Eisenhower indeed was having a wonderful time. In Iran, in Greece and in Tunisia, where monuments of great ancient civilizations...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!