People: Sep. 5, 1969

Talking about his graduation next June from Amherst and the end of his IIS student deferment, David Eisenhower let drop the fact that he had been advised to take his military service in the Navy instead of the Army. And who in the name of Dwight D. Eisenhower was responsible for that bit of treachery? "My grandfather," answered David. Then he hastened to explain that he really has not made up his mind; he is considering a career as a lawyer, and that was why Ike advised the Navy. An Army man, after all,...

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