The Pressdency: Waging Peace


Before his death, President Kennedy had held several political strategy sessions, made it clear that he meant to base his 1964 campaign on a peace-and-prosperity pitch. Now Kennedy's successor intends to do the same thing—but with his own L.B.J. brand. That much was evident as he returned to Washington this week to deliver his first State of the Union address.

Last week, while still at his Texas ranch, President Johnson declared that this will be the year of an American "peace offensive," and he launched it while playing host to Germany's Chancellor...

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