THE ADMINISTRATION: The General Gets His Orders

The President looked a little 11tired after the Shriners' convention in Chicago. He said he would like to get his hands on the guy who had kept him awake one whole night singing Chloe. But he had a greater annoyance. The current scandal over war-contract procurement and the "five-percenters" (private agents who charge a 5% fee for obtaining contracts) was still hovering darkly over his good friend and military aide, Major General Harry Vaughan.

With General Vaughan standing in his usual place behind him, Mr. Truman faced the press. Had the President heard that "General Vaughan was mixed up...

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