POLITICS: Punch & Counterpunch

For a few moments one morning last week, Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin acted like the man who was all prepared to deliver the Administration's Sunday punch at Joe McCarthy. Scowling grimly into the microphone, he launched into a 30-minute speech before 12,000 delegates to the 52nd national encampment of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, meeting in Manhattan's Astor Hotel.

"The way some Americans have been acting," said Tobin, "you'd think this country dropped the Bill of Rights along the way some place . . . Unless a man is to be given...

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