Washington's social season was opened last week at a white-tie dinner given by the President and Mrs. Eisenhower for the Cabinet, the first of a series of six dinners and five receptions that will mark the biggest, most formal White House season in twelve years. Three nights later, Ike wined & dined 21 prominent men at the seventh of his stag dinners for U.S. leaders—and landed in a hassle with an angry newshen who thought he was being unfair to women. At his press conference, the President was confronted by Columnist Doris Fleeson, who wanted to know why he...

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