The Presidency: In Command

The state of the nation is often reflected by the mood of its President—and John Kennedy has never seemed in jauntier spirits or more in command of his job.

Visitors in the President's oval office can only be impressed by his appearance.

His color is high, his face almost unlined, his figure trim, his nervous energy controlled. He stays on the go from early morning to early morning, sees an in credible number of people and performs an incredible number of tasks. He listens to his advisers, makes his decisions and sticks by...

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