THE PRESIDENCY: A Good Beginning

Holding up their partisan yardstick, the Democrats measured off the record of the 83rd Congress last week and ruled it a Republican fiasco. In a radio report to the nation last week, Dwight Eisenhower measured the 83rd's first session against the broad aims and purposes of his Administration and ruled it a good beginning —"I repeat—only a little more than a beginning."

Behind all the diverse acts of Congress and the Executive, said Eisenhower, lay his "clearly defined purpose," to strengthen freedom and faith in freedom both at home and abroad. In pursuit of this objective, the Administration had scored...

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