THE PRESIDENCY: The Summer of 1955

When the world's statesmen met in San Francisco for the United Nations' anniversary this week, Dwight Eisenhower was the first to speak. He delivered the welcoming address in the Opera House where the U.N. was born.

The President of the U.S. pledged his country's "unswerving loyalty'' to the U.N. and voiced his conviction that there are stirrings and opportunities in the summer of 1955 which might and could lead to a more certain and more prosperous peace.

His tribute to the U.N founders was sober and factual: "That there have been failures in attempts to solve international difficulties by the principles of...

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