The President Moves in to Reshape the G.O.P.

The moment Dwight Eisenhower strode into the Congres sional Room of Washington's Statler Hotel last week, the members of the Republican National Committee could sense the change in him. When it came to political meetings, Ike had always been a notorious foot-dragger. This time, ready and willing to address the committee's mid-term session, he was obviously a man with a message. Moments later, he took the rostrum to deliver a dart-sharp speech calling for a complete overhaul and rejuvenation of the Republican Party, from precinct captain to panjandrum.

"My political experience is short." said Ike...

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