POLITICAL NOTES: Who's for Whom, Jul. 18, 1955

Although the 1956 political tree has just begun to bud, politicians and pundits were busy last week picking possibilities.

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¶ New York Herald Tribune Columnist Roscoe Drummond, pondering what the Republicans might do if Dwight Eisenhower were to say no, wrote: "Now, I am not starting a presidential boom for anybody nor assuming that I could, but obviously it is no good to say there are plenty of Americans who can meet [the necessary] specifications unless you can name at least one. I can name at least one. He began his public life as a Foreign Service officer in Edinburgh, Scotland....

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