National Affairs: Carrying the Fire

About him billowed campaign accouterments: pirouetting blondes swathed in red, white and blue; hosiery, haberdashery and lollipops inscribed "I like Ike"; memos about coffee hours for Eisenhower; recipes for beef-stew suppers for Eisenhower. Grinning as he entered the Hotel Statler's Congressional Room, where the National Citizens for Eisenhower executive campaign conference was encamped, the subject of this unquenchable admiration was struck less by glitter and gewgaws than by the sudden impact of an anniversary.

Said Dwight Eisenhower: "I am more and more impressed as time goes on. Some people acquire wealth, some acquire...

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