POLITICS: Really Rolling

On 1-day-plus-seven, the beachhead was secured and rapidly expanding. The Ike-for-President movement had grown solidly in the week since Dwight Eisenhower announced that he would accept the Republican nomination.

Evidences of Ike's popular support piled up with each mail delivery. New Eisenhower-for-President clubs were putting out their banners all over the country, hastily ordering batches of posters and campaign buttons. Hard-working Ikemen in Washington and Topeka spent hours on the phone straightening out enthusiastic amateurs who happened to have opened rival Ike clubs in the same town. In Los Angeles, the day after Ike's announcement last week, the switchboard of...

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