With the heat on, the spotlights glaring, and an investigation-bent Democratic Congress due back next month, behind-the-scenes Washington is in a rare state of ferment. Items:

¶| President Eisenhower got word that Georgia's Richard Brevard Russell, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is aggressively dissatisfied with the answers the committee is getting from the Pentagon on U.S. defense policy. "Say, tell me about Dick Russell," said Ike to an aide. "I thought he was a friend of mine. What's the matter with him? Why is he sore at us?" Answered the astonished aide: "Why, Mr. President, you can't expect him...

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