THE NATION: Asset in Exodus

The President of the U.S. stepped from the Columbine III into the overcast Georgia day at Augusta's Bush Field. A middle-aged housewife in a print dress nudged her companion. "My, he looks wonderful," she smiled, "but I sure do wish he'd cut that budget." The other lady, wearing a sweater and skirt despite the warmth of the day, nodded in agreement.

Thus last week did the commotion over the Administration's budget for fiscal 1958 follow Dwight Eisenhower to vacationland. Actually, the President was already moving toward a dramatic new effort to quell the...

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