National Affairs: ON THE RECORD

In Key West last week, Harry Truman told reporters that much of his program would be based on his Sept. 6, 1945 message to Congress. Actually, a good part of that message had to do with problems of postwar reconversion. But the relevant points of the message, plus his messages to Congress in 1947 and 1948, plus the Democratic Party's 1948 platform (he helped write it, he said), plus his campaign speeches, provide an up-to-date view of Mr. Truman's ideas which, if he is as consistent in the future as he has been in...

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