THE NATION: For the Common Good

From the radio and television room in the White House, the President of the U.S. this week delivered his first message of 1954. It was beamed at the American people through every major radio and television network. Its aim was clear: Dwight Eisenhower was attempting to rally behind his legislative program the great popular support that swept him into the White House in 1952.

While he did not offer a preview of his State of the Union message, the President did call public attention to his forthcoming recommendations to Congress. He outlined the accomplishments and restated the aims of his...

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