DEMOCRATS: Why They Came Out

It was hard to realize that only four months ago Harry Truman had addressed an auditorium full of empty seats at Omaha. As he walked out on the stage at Philadelphia's Convention Hall (capacity: 14,000) one night last week, the band pumped out Hail to the Chief, and 12,000 people yelled, whistled, clapped, and yipped out the familiar cry: "Give 'em hell, Harry!"

Whatever hell may be to others, hell to Harry Truman seems to be a world populated by the Republican members of the 80th Congress. The G.O.P., cried Harry, wants to...

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