THE PRESIDENCY: Man in Motion

The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America . . .

—The U.S. Constitution

Twenty steps up to the ninth floor, 20 down: Ike trained for the Columbine's 19-step ramp. When Guatemalan President Castillo Armas arrived to visit Ike, the Washington Post and Times Herald's Eddie Folliard went along, too. Later Folliard told the press corps: "It's obvious that he's lost weight, as the doctors wanted him to. He looks completely lean. His color is good. He has a ruddy look. His eyes seem clear. He was animated, as he always has been, a...

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