OPINION: Eisenhower's Stand

At SHAPE headquarters just outside of Paris, one of General Eisenhower's daily chores is to wave aside invitations to speak his mind on U.S. politics. At home, this determination to keep SHAPE out of politics has been exploited by both the Taft and Fair Deal camps to their benefit. Both pass the word that Eisenhower is too much of a mystery man to be trusted with the 1952 presidential nomination. But Ike's views on U.S. Government are a mystery only to people who were not listening two years ago when President Eisenhower of Columbia University, dressed in civvies, delivered...

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