EISENHOWER: In war or politics, a kinship with millions

WHEREVER the President went, with his leathery grin, his vigorous talk, he was met by friendly people. "Well hi ... Why, hello there . . . Yes thanks, I'm feeling fine." He kept up a constant chatter as he waved to big crowds in city streets and small crowds at country crossroads, changing pace to drop his upraised hands and bow gently from the waist to a group of nuns, or stopping solemnly to salute the colors of a high-school band. Nowhere was there a hail-the-conquering-hero quality to the welcome; everywhere the...

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