THE CABINET: Apologies

Chomping a sizable slice of humble pie, Secretary of War Stimson last week apologized to Senator Wheeler for his "near treason" blast of the week before, admitted that he had gone off halfcocked.

The apology came after Wheeler, on the floor of the Senate, had denied the charge that he had mailed post cards directly to soldiers urging them to protest to the President against U.S. entry into the war.

Not one Senator had risen to defend Stimson. A Senator's honor had been impugned; "the most exclusive gentlemen's club in the world" felt...

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