The President whirled through his two-day visit to Missouri at a collar-wilting pace. His first morning in St. Louis he was awake at 5:15, shaved and dressed at 5:30, and out striding along downtown sidewalks at 5:45. At one point during his jaunt he spotted a naval enlisted man named William Hall, standing on the sidewalk in a heated post-dawn argument with a taxi driver. The President tapped the bluejacket on the shoulder and asked: "Where did you get all those battle stars, sailor?" Hall whirled, goggled, hauled himself to attention and...

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