REPUBLICANS: Wardrobe Problems

Mamie Eisenhower had a new permanent, and had put together a traveling wardrobe of durable blues and blacks. She was ready for the campaign. Her husband had a much more difficult wardrobe problem.

For four weeks, Dwight Eisenhower had listened while advisers, some invited and more not, had their say about how to select and tailor the issues. Many of those who came to advise had widely different opinions, tugging the candidate one way and another (e.g., Northern Republicans wanted him to come out for a federal fair-employment-practices law, Southerners wanted nothing of the kind). His sources of information...

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