THE PRESIDENCY: A Question of Zest

In his second post-coronary White House press conference, Dwight Eisenhower last week smoothly fielded every conceivable variation of the great question about his political future. When one reporter asked him to list the factors that would influence his decision on running for a second term, Ike made the obvious reply that it was primarily a question of health, of "the zip and zest that you can take into conferences when you have to get something done for the good of the U.S." Asked whether any members of his family objected to his running again, Ike goodhumoredly answered "No," thereby...

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