DEMOCRATS: Any Man Has a Right

Democratic Elder Statesman Harry S. Truman, in Albany last month, said that if he were a citizen of New York State he would certainly be for Governor Averell Harriman for President. What if he lived in Illinois? Said Truman, offhandedly: "There are three or four good men in Illinois." This was widely interpreted as a crack at Adlai Stevenson.

Last week Harry Truman went to Chicago and made amends. Stepping down from his train, he was greeted by newsmen with a pointed question: "How would you vote if you were a citizen of Illinois?" Truman replied warmly: "There would be...

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