THE PRESIDENCY: Working for Our Future

THE PRESIDENCY "Working for Our Future"

In the conference room of the White House, President Eisenhower faced 80 business-and trade-magazine editors who had taken time off from their Washington convention to visit him—and for the next 20 minutes, held them intent. Speaking without notes, the President spoke on a subject to which he has dedicated himself: the absolute U.S. necessity for an "expanding, healthy and vigorous economy" based on a "sound dollar." In so doing, he drew on the lessons of his boyhood and early Army career, and as rarely before, he demonstrated the highly personal basis for many of his presidential...

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