HEROES: At Detroit

More & more does the American Legion recognize itself as a political power. At Syracuse early this month, baldly eloquent Major General James Guthrie Harbord, A. E. F. Chief of Staff who is now board chairman of Radio Corp. of America, told the New York State Legion: ''You are destined ... to play a paramount role in American politics for more than a generation and within the next 15 years to dominate both the State and Federal Governments, have a majority in both houses of Congress and...

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