THE PRESIDENCY: Man of the Year

(See Cover) I saw at close hand the faces of millions . . .

—Dwight Eisenhower in his homecoming speech

The faces of people reflected the biggest news about the world in 1959.

The faces belonged to the thousands of thousands who massed along the streets of Ankara, Karachi, Kabul and New Delhi, of Athens, Madrid and Casablanca. The faces were of all shapes and shades. But as they turned toward the smiling, pink-cheeked man who had come among them, they held in common a look—a look of thirsting...

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