National Affairs: Harry Won't Quite Say

By all appearances, the old pol in the White House has been having himself a wonderful time keeping everyone guessing about whether or not he will run again for the presidency. Harry Truman began the fun almost a year ago, when he told newsmen that he had made up his mind and in due time would let them know about it.

Last week the game of now-you-see-'em-now-you-don't hit such a dizzy pace that even its master player tried to call it quits.

Illinois' aged (85) Congressman Adolph Sabath emerged from the President's office and gave waiting correspondents the latest teasing hint from Harry...

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