POLITICAL NOTES: Who's for Whom, Sep. 22, 1952

Douglas Southall Freeman, biographer of Robert E. Lee and George Washington and military recorder of the Confederacy (Lee's Lieutenants), came out for Eisenhower this week in an article written for LIFE. "What makes Dwight Eisenhower so extraordinary a figure," wrote Freeman, "is the combination of his sense of duty, his humility of spirit, his incomparable training and his magnetic personality. Together these do much more than give the average man a respect for Eisenhower; they give a man respect for himself, because he sees and appreciates greatness. This unfailing ability of Eisenhower to lift the spirits of his companions...

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