DEMOCRATS: Peace Missions

Too tied down in Congress to get in any campaigning out among the voters, Jack Kennedy made time for peacemaking pilgrimages to two famous Democrats who had rapped him sharply in recent memory. Early in the week he flew up to Hyde Park, N.Y. to spend a couple of hours placating Eleanor Roosevelt, who had fervently backed Adlai Stevenson for the presidential nomination, but now decided that the man she once called immature would do. At week's end Jack headed out to Independence, Mo. to mollify Harry Truman.

Truman, already considerably mollified by phone calls from Kennedy and visits from...

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