National Affairs: New Note in Stassen

For his first avowedly political speech in three years, Republican Harold E. Stassen chose a Manhattan meeting of the Women's National Republican Club. He gave his 1,500 listeners two good reasons to back him for the Presidency in 1948—he suggested: 1) a woman postmaster general (a post traditionally reserved for successful male party chairmen) and 2) another woman Cabinet member to head a new department of welfare.

He then berated the Truman Administration for the present labor troubles: "When V-J day arrived, the Government hastily removed the controls and supervision over wages and...

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