THE NATION: Decision amid Din

While a stampeding Congress was overrunning President Eisenhower on the farm issue last week, the Democrats suddenly chucked their inhibitions and, for the first time in the campaign, began directing their political fire squarely at Ike. Harry Truman called the range and fired the big salvo in his first give-'em-hell personal denunciation of the man who followed him in the White House. Other Democratic campaigners tried to make an issue out of everything they could lay a thought on—Ike's golfing, his stance at the Geneva Conference, the Soviet economic offensive, the Middle East, interest rates, the state of business,...

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