THE PRESIDENCY: We Stand in Need

Harry Truman is not an eloquent man. But he is a peace-loving, God-fearing man who can, on occasion, speak eloquently as the voice of a nation that is peace-loving and Godfearing, too. This week he did so when, as a fellow-Baptist, he addressed the ground-breaking ceremonies at the Baptists' new Wake Forest College (see EDUCATION) just outside of Winston-Salem, N.C.

Said the President of the U.S.: "I am afraid that some people here and abroad believe that the creation of armed defenses must inevitably lead to war. This is not the case. We...

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