THE NATION: The New Leadership

Resounding around the U.S. and the free world since Communism's Sputniks spun out into space was the call for leadership. The call was addressed above all others to Dwight D. Eisenhower, the man judged by weight of character, prestige, experience and constitutional powers to be most capable of providing leadership. In two firm, decisive moves, the President stepped forward and provided just that. Last week, he went before a Democratic-controlled Congress and delivered a State of the Union message that marked not the least attempt to shrug off blame for past letdowns, spoke candidly but without hand-wringing about the...

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