National Affairs: Birthday Week

Dwight Eisenhower had a happy birthday (62) and a lively week. He 1) made his fourth foray into the South, evoking a resounding echo of enthusiasm, 2) hit back hard at Harry Truman's weird charges that Eisenhower is an isolationist and biased against minority groups.

Louisiana & Tidelands. In New Orleans 70,000 people cheered his arrival. It was a bigger crowd than Stevenson had drawn the week before. The Administration, said Eisenhower, thinks that "all that is necessary to keep [the South] in the bag is a paternalistic-pat on the head once every four...

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