THE ADMINISTRATION: Childe Harold to the Fray

Harold Stassen's future as presidential disarmament adviser had been behind him for weeks, but nonetheless he and President Eisenhower went warmly through the formalities of a Washington leave-taking last week. In a phone call to the President's retreat in Thomasville, Ga., Stassen told Ike that at long, long last he had decided to leave the Administration to run for governor of Pennsylvania.* Stassen followed up the call with a formal letter of resignation, received a genuinely warm reply: "In the important posts to which you have been assigned, I have been most appreciative of your sincerity of purpose, tireless energy...

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