INVESTIGATIONS: Late Fall Housecleaning

While investigators continue to unfold layers of corruption in the Federal Government, a new and insistent theme is beginning to run through Democratic oratory. It is designed to show that the Truman Administration is a fighting foe of corruption, determined to clean out the evildoers.

Harry Truman himself sounded the pitch last week in his message to a Democratic dinner in New York. "As we prepare for next year's political battle," he said, "it is important that the Democratic Party be made strong—strong morally . . ." In a speech at the same dinner, Democratic National Chairman Frank McKinney picked...

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