POLITICAL NOTES: View from the Summit

Regardless of their political preferences, U.S. voters do not blame the Republicans for the summit failure. Not one of the voters he interviewed, reports United Feature's doorbell-ringing Pollster Sam Lubell this week, is shifting his vote to the Democrats. A 5 to i majority of all voters praised Ike's "dignity" in the face of the Khrushchev tirade, and three out of four were in favor of larger defense expenditures. Most people were sticking to their original, presummit choice for the presidency; Vice President Nixon, because of his experience, got a "small boost" out of increased concern about war.

Lubell's findings seemed...

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