Nation: On Personalities & People

> "John Foster Dulles was the greatest of the cold-war warriors. His were the fightingest years of that war—and part of his skill was that not one single American died in battle."

> " 'I like Ike.' Never was a political slogan more apt or more successful. They like him today, even though his prestige has diminished. And along with his likeableness, Ike had dignity and the command-assurance of a soldier. The eight Eisenhower years were great years for the Republic."

>-"Harry Truman—how badly can history miscast? The American people rather liked him when he first turned up in the White House. He...

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