Nation: Capital Notes: Jan. 19, 1962

Back Again

The White House does not talk about it, but President Kennedy's back is still bothering him. Newsmen noticed that while the President was getting off his jet in a recent visit to Columbus, he hung tightly to the ramp railing, quickly lowered himself step by step. Earlier, while seated at a press briefing, the President dropped some papers on the floor. To avoid bending over, he fished up a few between his feet, then asked aides to pick up the rest.

High Morale

Even John Kennedy handles tough, testy General Lucius Clay with care. After recent Clay complaints that U.S. Army commanders...

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