THE ADMINISTRATION: Better Cornerstone

The social gains achieved by the U.S.

people, said Candidate Dwight Eisenhower at Worcester, Mass, on Oct. 20, 1952, are "not only here to stay, but are here to be improved and extended." Last week President Eisenhower sent to Congress his recommendations for improving and extending the nation's social security so as to preserve it as "the cornerstone of the Government's programs to promote the economic security of the individual." Specific proposals: ¶ To bring under social security some 10 million more persons (now covered: some 70 million, with about 6,000,000 receiving benefits). People to be added to the...

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