National Affairs: Change of Plans

President Eisenhower is a man who likes to see for himself. Last week, as reports of mounting flood damage poured into his vacation headquarters in Denver, Ike made a quick decision: to fly to the Northeast, inspect, confer with the governors of the flood-stricken states, decide on the Federal Government's best courses of action. He had a long-standing appointment in the East, at the American Bar Association's meeting in Philadelphia (see above), and the inspection trip pushed his flight schedule forward half a day. At dusk one day last week. Ike boarded the...

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