Preparing for his Korean trip in a manner painfully familiar to all ex-servicemen, General Dwight D. Eisenhower last week rolled up his sleeves for six "booster" shots—yellow fever, cholera, smallpox, typhus, typhoid and tetanus. Though this is a process which virtually guarantees the victim two sore arms and a fever, Ike showed no visible signs of discomfort as he bustled through a busy week of conferences, callers and ceremonies.

He started most of his working days with an 8 a.m. conference with officials of Columbia University (his resignation is effective Jan. 19)....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


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

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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