"Work and Play"

March 1956
New Republic;3/26/56, Vol. 134 Issue 13, p5
The article presents information on the vacations taken U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower during his tenure of Presidency. At March 15, 1956, Eisenhower had held the office of President 1151 days and had been away from the White House 517 days, roughly half the time. A check of White House records shows most of these absences described as "work and play" vacations. Eisenhower's longest "work and play" period was 56 days in Colorado in the summer and fall of 1954. Next longest was of 43 days in Colorado in the fall of 1953.


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