POLITICAL NOTES: On to the Cow Palace

Republican National Chairman Leonard Hall faced the television cameras, adjusted his glasses, and began reading a brief announcement. He stumbled over a familiar name, saying "Dwayt" instead of Dwight. Fortunately, someone kicked out the electric plug leading to the camera cable, and Hall had to start all over again. This time he got it right: the Republican Party has "the greatest leader of our times—Dwight D. Eisenhower." Presumably to renominate that leader, the G.O.P. will meet for four days, beginning Aug. 20, 1956, in San Francisco's 16,954-seat Cow Palace.*

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