POLITICS: Harnessing a Wave

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Last summer, a Republican Congressman sat across a desk from General Dwight Eisenhower and spoke some unsentimental facts. Said he: "I believe you have the qualities that can hold the Republican Party and the country together. But if you think there's going to be an Eisenhower draft at the convention coming from the grass roots, you're very much mistaken. The men who make up the delegations are professional politicians, and the one thing they dislike is to be made ridiculous. If you're willing to accept the nomination, you've got to...

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