National Affairs: I am Not...

In introducing his visitor, Lieut. General Ned Almond only said what he thought a lot of people believed. "Governor Dewey has been a candidate for the Presidency and, for all we know out here, he may be a candidate again next year," the general said as he presented Governor Dewey to his X Corps staff officers in Korea. Thereupon, Tom Dewey rose and said it more flatly than he had ever said it at home: "I am not a candidate and will definitely oppose any attempt to make me a candidate next year...I have no plans to ever run for public...

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