New York: Back to the Hustings

Up before 1,480 tuxedoed and begowned guests in Manhattan's Coliseum last week arose former U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower—to deliver an ill-tempered rebuke to a 23-year-old girl. Ike was exercised about Peace Corps Member Margery Michelmore, who had committed the sin of writing accurately about the primitive conditions that she had seen in Nigeria and having her postcard fall into the hands of leftist Nigerian students.* There was, cried Eisenhower, "postcard evidence" that Peace Corpsmen "did not even know what an undeveloped country was."

"I Have Not Known Him."Then Eisenhower, whose funnybone is about as small as his wishbone is large, had...

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