THE PRESIDENCY: Faint Edge

When he feels he is being pushed around, Harry Truman can be tart. He got that feeling last week at his press conference. It began when he announced his plans for the Army-Navy game. He liked the game as much as anybody, he said, but he didn't want to be in the show. So this year he would sit on the Army side for the whole game, next year on the Navy side.

Bert Andrews, of the stanchly Republican New York Herald Tribune, calculated quickly. "Will that be after the election next year?" he asked. The President looked him straight in...

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