Nation: Amber Light

One afternoon last week, President Eisenhower motored down to Washington from his Gettysburg retreat for his monthly physical checkup. Since the third week of convalescence from his heart attack, the President's doctors had reported nothing but cheerful news and steady progress, and Ike, in an ebullient mood, had every reason to expect another green light. Instead, after a two-hour examination at Walter Reed Army Hospital, the doctors flashed a caution signal. The President, they said, was showing signs of fatigue. His heart may be slightly enlarged. The period of convalescence would be extended,...

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