THE NATION: The Old Soldier

(See Cover) A hush fell over the assembled Congress of the United States and the crowded galleries. In the silence, the Doorkeeper's voice came clear: "Mr. Speaker, General of the Army Douglas MacArthur." In a great wave, the applause and cheers burst upon the erect figure who strode down the aisle. Democrats, Republicans, and the crowds in the galleries rose as one, clapped and shouted on & on. Across 8,700 miles, through cheering crowds, clouds of black headlines and storms of angry argument, Douglas Mac-Arthur had come to this podium to make his stand before the nation and to...

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