National Affairs: Words from an Angry Man

Dwight Eisenhower knew that the question would be asked, and he knew exactly what he was going to say. At the presidential press conference, the New York Herald Tribune's Roscoe Drummond did the asking: What was the President's reaction to the speech made by Vermont's Senator Flanders (see col. 2). As President Eisenhower answered, the words boiled over each other; he slashed the air with his right hand; he struck his desk with the edge of his left hand. His words were temperate, but his anger was clear and deep.

"The Republican Party is...

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