THE PRESIDENCY: Pressing the Summit

After an all-star conference on the U.S. space lag (see Space), President Eisenhower cleared his desk, canceled his scheduled press conference, and hopped down to Augusta for a five-day cold cure in the Georgia sun. But Augusta last week was cold, rainy and damp by turns, and though Ike got in a couple of rounds of soggy golf, the trip was not much of a vacation. Even before he could swing a club he got the news that his summit plans were coming unstuck and he called a press conference at Augusta's Richmond Hotel for next morning.

Though he never...

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