THE PRESIDENCY: Lift Up Your Eyes

After the State Department got through putting its own words and cautions into President Eisenhower's last foreign policy speech (before the American Society of Newspaper Editors in April), it turned out flat, ineffective and not really what Ike wanted to say. He wanted to speak his own mind in a way that was beyond both calculated diplomacy and the question-and-answer limitations of his press conferences. In spare moments he began drafting a new speech.

Last week the President took the speech he wanted to make to the kind of youthful audience he sought: Baylor University's commencement for 665 graduates, where...

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