THE PRESIDENCY: Clear Sky at Augusta

Behind Dwight Eisenhower were the long, tiring campaign and the weeks of international strain. Ahead were the demands of rebuilding the Western alliance, a visit from India's Prime Minister Nehru, the inauguration ceremonies and the State of the Union message. In Augusta last week the President of the U.S. prepared for what lay ahead by relaxing from what lay behind.

Ike needed a vacation. During the Middle East and Hungarian crises he had developed a nervous habit of awakening at 4 or 4:30 a.m. to jot down on a scratch pad the ideas...

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