National Affairs: For Emergency Only

Before he left New York last week for his conference with Ike Eisenhower in Georgia, Tom Dewey flatly took himself out of the running for a Cabinet job. Yet newsmen were still a little skeptical as they watched Ike and Dewey in close conference, on a stone bench overlooking the golf course, through most of one afternoon. Then a statement from Ike made it final: "Governor Dewey emphatically reaffirmed his purpose of continuing in his important post as governor of New York. This purpose, of course, precludes, at least for the present, any thought of requesting him to accept a post...

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