On the eve of his 67th birthday the President of the U.S., two years out of a heart attack, 16 months out of major surgery for ileitis, is acting with the vigor of a man considerably younger. He is at about 172 Ibs., his football weight at West Point. His blood pressure is within normal limits. He continues to receive anticoagulants designed to prevent bloodclotting.

As he had during the war, Ike grabbed every chance last week amid conferences and decisions to relax momentarily but wholly, to clear his mind, to catch up...

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