National Affairs: Verdict: Recovered

Vacation-rested Dwight Eisenhower eased back into his White House routine last week only to find that the status of his health was still a lively topic of discussion. One of the first press-conference questions: Had cumulative illnesses forced him to reduce his work load by 25% (TIME, March 3)? Ike smiled at the question: "Well, I wish it were reduced, but—no, I don't think it has at all, and I never —this is the first time I even heard such a suggestion." Asked also: When would he undergo a second and final post-stroke neurological checkup, already a month overdue? Ike smiled...

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