THE PRESIDENCY: Priority Topics

Apart from talking straight from the shoulder on the Berlin crisis. President Eisenhower used his news conference last week to get on the record on three priority topics of the day. Items:

Foreign Trade. "I believe that the reason we are having so much trouble competing with the other countries ... is that our costs are too high. We cannot continue to increase these costs and have the kind of foreign trade that will make our own country prosperous ... If we give way to the idea of just increasing tariffs along the line ... I just believe we are...

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