The President: Hear, Hear (in Stereo)

Hear, Hear (in Stereo)

Balance, be it ideological, legislative or otherwise, is much sought after by politicians. But Ronald Reagan is hoping for a different sort of equilibrium from a second hearing aid that he wore in public last week. The President started wearing an aid in his right ear 18 months ago, but the White House announced that he is now "experimenting" with a second one in his left ear in order "to achieve balance" in distinguishing the direction of sounds.

Businessman J. Peter Grace first recommended the improved hearing devices to Reagan. The new aids, made by Starkey Labs Inc., the Minneapolis manufacturer...

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