THE PRESIDENCY: News Source

At his sixth press conference, the President again made a lot of news—enough to give the New York Times nine major stories from the conference. Samples:

¶ A reporter's request for an analysis of the Communist peace offensive got a reply that disclosed the Administration's attitude toward the new Communist peace offensive. Without forgetting past history, the President said, the U.S. Government should take at face value every offer, until it is proved unworthy (see above).

¶ The President answered mildly and clearly a storm of provocative questions about the McCarthy affair (see below).

¶ Ike quickly scotched a...

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