THE PRESIDENCY: Answer in Oklahoma

Dwight Eisenhower's political fire, according to all the polls, was burning low. But no one could ever have told it from his appearance in Oklahoma City last week for the second of his television series on national issues. From the moment of his arrival, he threw off the old popularity sparks. Riding in from Will Rogers Field in the presidential Lincoln, he stood like a campaigner with hands aloft before sign-carrying crowds ("We Liked Ike in '56. We Like Him Today"). That night at the Municipal Auditorium, he brought down the rafters with his retort to Khrushchev's threat that...

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