THE PRESIDENCY: Say It Is Or Isn't So

To President Eisenhower's bedside one morning last week came the week's most constant caller with the week's most pressing executive business. Businesslike Sherman Adams, pushing a twelve-hour day as White House No. 1 while Ike is away, reviewed the matter quickly. If the U.S. showed a favorable attitude, said he, invitations to visit Russia would be forth coming to all Chiefs of Staff, not merely the Air Force's General Nathan Farragut Twining. Two hours later Russia's Colonel Sergei A. Edemsky called at the Pentagon, learned the U.S.'s attitude: such J.C.S. visits are impractical just now; future chances will hinge...

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