THE PRESIDENCY: Wonderful Turnout

Brigadier General Maxwell Murray, commander of the Washington Provisional Brigade, ascended to the dome of the Capitol one day last week and trained a pair of high-powered binoculars down on Pennsylvania Avenue. Lining the street on both sides, all the way to the White House, was a solid wall of U. S. soldiers and marines. Behind the walls massed the Washington populace, patrolled by 751 policemen, 400 firemen. Overhead roared nine flying fortresses, 42 Army pursuit ships. Drawn up from the Capitol to Union Station were more soldiers, and filling the station plaza were cavalry, 30 tanks, a battery...

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