National Affairs: Uncensored Dope

Missouri-born Brigadier General Harry Vaughan, military aide to President Truman, is a large, uninhibited man, a veteran at draw poker. Genial and democratic to boot, Reserve Officer Vaughan is neither a finicky nor a formal dresser: in the White House he often does not bother to put on a blouse or cinch up his necktie.

Last week the Women's Auxiliary of the Alexandria (Va.) Westminster Presbyterian Church—of which General Vaughan is an elder—were enchanted to discover that he was as excitingly frank as he was informal. They had invited him to speak, and he...

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