Inspired Choice

After V-J day, one of the biggest, hardest, touchiest jobs in the U.S. will be boss of the Veterans Administration. What V.A. does, and how it does it, will directly concern one out of every three U.S. families.

To fill the spot, President Truman last week made a happy choice: a calm, commonsensical, tiptop soldier, General Omar Nelson Bradley. Once again the

President had gone to Missouri for his man. All sections of the country approved. "The doughboy's general'' seemed as eminently fitted for the job as General Marshall was for his. Cheered...

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