National Affairs: Jet-Propelled Week

The doctors at Walter Reed Army Hospital found Dwight Eisenhower maintaining "an excellent state of health," fully recovered from his- heart attack of September 1955 and his intestinal operation of June 1956. Whereupon Ike took off from his annual physical checkup for the kind of jet-propelled week that proved every medical word.

At his office at 8 o'clock the next morning he spent an hour discussing the Mutual Assistance program with Vice President Nixon, Secretary of State Dulles, Treasury Secretary Robert Anderson and Budget Director Percival Brundage. Then he ran an outsized (62 persons) National Security Council meeting, lunched with 51 leaders...

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