DEMOCRATS: Burp in Church

"I feel like the fellow who burped in church and created a lot of attention, all of it bad," said White House Jester George Allen mournfully. Allen's faux pas was a letter which he had co-sponsored with another fervent Truman Democrat, New Mexico's Senator Clinton Anderson, and mailed to selected businessmen around the country. It began by suggesting that a special archives building should be constructed on Harry Truman's farm at Grandview, Mo., to keep the papers of the Truman Administration, much as Franklin Roosevelt's are kept at Hyde Park, N.Y. The President, said the letter, has already agreed to...

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