The Administration: About-Face on Birth Control

The Federal Government has executed a crisp about-face on birth control. Until two years ago, Washington hewed to Dwight Eisenhower's blunt 1959 decree on the issue: "That's not our business." But Ike, who has been honorary co-chairman (with Harry Truman) of a private group called Planned Parenthood-World Population for the past two years, has had a change of heart. Only last week, he declared he would "personally support all programs, public or private," that offer birth-control information to families.

Advice & Device. The Government has undergone a similar change of heart. Until recently, says Sargent Shriver, generalissimo of the war...

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