THE PRESIDENCY: Four to Go

An old nursery rhyme summed up the order of Harry Truman's working schedule for the week.

One for the Money . . . The first thing Mr. Truman did on the morning of Douglas MacArthur's urgent message was to put in a call for his National Security Council. It decided on little more than a blitz review of the defense budget and a proposed increase of some $4 billion to make a total of $17.9 billion (see below).

Two for the Show . . . Then the President turned his attention to making a show of unconcerned business & pleasure as...

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