DEMOCRATS: They'll Tear You Apart

To the 2,000,000-odd Americans who heard one of his speeches (more than 50) in the West last week, Harry Truman might have seemed like a doughty fighting man who had not a doubt about his election. But those who saw him at close range could see that the strain of the campaign was beginning to tell. Harry Truman got sore.

His talk was tougher than ever. His speeches were folksy but their well-hammered themes were fear and self-interest. The country would "go to the dogs" if a Republican administration was elected. He pictured...

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