THE PRESIDENCY: Some Gilded Roses

In the 1954 elections, said Dwight Eisenhower last December, the Republican Party will stand or fall on its record of accomplishments, particularly its legislative program. At times, after he made that statement, his legislative program seemed to be falling more often than it was standing. But last week, with considerable justification, the President found a handy word to describe the prospects for his proposals on Capitol Hill. His word: rosy.

A Pleasant Weekend. At his press conference the President, newly tanned from a weekend at his Camp David retreat in the Maryland mountains, wore a pleased expression. Said he: "In...

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