THE PRESIDENCY: Five Days with Grandfather

President Eisenhower had carefully plotted his vacation plans. For the past two summers he had been hampered, on his annual arrival in Denver, with a load of unfinished business. For the first few weeks he had found himself tied to his desk at Lowry Air Force Base almost half of each day, signing bills and attending to leftover work from Washington. This summer, determined to relax for a couple of weeks at least, he had boned away at his chores before leaving on vacation. Last week his briefcase was empty, and except for some routine duties, Ike could look forward...

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