The Presidency: Private Lives

Clanging snowplows and a small army of shovelers shattered Georgetown's calm one morning last week as they attacked the big drifts in front of the home of New York Herald Tribune Reporter Rowland Evans. Inquisitive neighbors turned out to wonder how Evans rated such meticulous attention from District of Columbia street cleaners. Neighbor George Herman, a CBS correspondent, tried to urge the men to go on and shovel his driveway. The street cleaners demurred, confided that they had orders to clear just enough parking space for President Kennedy, and for the Secret Service men who would stand guard while the...

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