National Affairs: The Dodo Hunt

The Truman Administration went gunning last week for game that is all but extinct: a brace of rugged individualists. Specimen No. 1 was 69-year-old Leon Clausen, a big-boned man with a face that betrays his Danish descent. Clausen beat his way from a Wisconsin farm to the presidency of J. I. Case Co., manufacturer of farm implements. His habitat is Racine, Wis., where he is distinguished by stubborn Republicanism, civic philanthropies and firm opinions, openly expressed. It was not unusual to see him last week in a curbstone argument over the British loan (which he deplores) with Case workers who happened...

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