THE PRESIDENCY: Shadowboxer

The President had hardly got back to Washington from his long Pacific tour before he was on the road again; this time on a sleeper jump to Long Island to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the United Nations. He made no triumphant entry into Manhattan, thus avoiding an official greeting by Acting Mayor Vincent Impellitteri, the backslid Democrat. Instead, his private car, the Ferdinand Magellan, crossed Manhattan Island underground during the night and was sidetracked at Belmont Race Track. At 6:45 the President went out for a fast walk through the neighborhood. He looked rested and relaxed when in...

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