THE PRESIDENCY: Points for Peace

President Dwight Eisenhower moved quickly down the main aisle of the United Nations' General Assembly chamber, nodding and smiling at the applause. He mounted the central dais, sat down on the high-backed blue chair that the U.N. brings out for special visitors. Introduced by New Zealand's Sir Leslie Munro. president of the General Assembly, President Eisenhower stepped up to the dark green marble lectern, laid down an open notebook, and began his first United Nations address since his historic Atoms for Peace speech five years ago. In 1953 the President stirred hearts...

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