THE PRESIDENCY: The Thing I Should Try

In the White House lobby one morning last week, a squad of newsmen latched on to Ike's personal physician, Major General Howard Snyder, with the No. 1 question in the public mind since the President underwent intestinal surgery on June 9: How is he doing? They knew that Dr. Snyder and two colleagues—Major General Leonard D. Heaton, who performed the operation, and Colonel Thomas W. Mattingly, the Walter Reed heart specialist—had just put their patient through a new physical examination. Summed up old (75) Doc Snyder: The President "is in fine...

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