National Affairs: I Shall Go to Korea

Dwight Eisenhower's campaign was stepped up to a new level of intensity last week.

"We Must Have a Leadership . . ." On Boston Common he drew a crowd which police said was as large as those that turned out for Al Smith or F.D.R. Ike concentrated on the threat of "godless Communism," which "strikes at the jugular vein of freedom."

"If we are to win this deadly struggle with Communism, we must have a leadership that can unite us behind great objectives—a leadership morally and spiritually strong ..."

That night, back in Manhattan at the Herald Tribune Forum, Eisenhower returned to the Communist...

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