National Affairs: Pushing Ahead

In addition to answering Premier Bulganin's treaty offer and press-conference questions on his political future, Dwight Eisenhower last week pushed ahead on a wide variety of constructive projects. During his busy week the President:

¶Sent to Congress a message requesting a fiveyear, $250 million federal program to expand medical research and teaching facilities. Among the appropriations suggested: $22 million for heart disease research. His report pointed up the remarkable progress in health insurance (see MEDICINE).

¶ Urged Congress not to let argument over an anti-segregation amendment hold up passage of the $1.6 billion,...

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