THE CABINET: Individual Johnson

When General Johnson set out last week on a month's tour of the West to cultivate goodwill for NRA, he resolved to be on his best behavior. At Waterloo, Iowa he delivered his first speech (see p. 12). It was one of the most conciliatory, public utterances he had made in months. Curbing his reckless Johnsonese, he did not say that all his opponents were chiselers, did not claim that NRA was responsible for all recovery to date. And in opening his remarks he even put in a word...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!