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(1959) Washington, D.C. - Archbishop Egidio Vagnozzi, newly-appointed Apostolic Delegate to the United States, pays a courtesy call on President Eisenhower at the White House. It was their first meeting. The archbishop said he found the President rested and in good spirits despite the pressure of his recent conferences with Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev. He conveyed to the President the personal good wishes of Pope John XXIII. In return, the President asked him to express his hopes that the Pontiff will continue to enjoy robust good health. Religion News Service photo
*This day in history: On July 12, 1957 - Dwight Eisenhower became the first President to fly in a helicopter