THE PRESIDENCY: Still Facing the Enemy

The reporters were ready for President Eisenhower at his first press conference in four weeks. Had his Administration changed its long-established policy of refusing to treat with the Chinese Reds unless the Chinese Nationalists were present? There has been no about-face, said the President. "The change is far more apparent than real."

Academic Cease-Fire. Ike reminded the reporters that Secretary of State Dulles had said "We would not discuss the affairs of the Chinese Nationalists behind their backs, but that if—as a test of good intent —if the Chicom† wanted to...

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