POLITICS: Who's for Whom

Among those who like Ike is Lieut. General (ret.) Robert L. Eichelberger, boss of the U.S. Eighth Army under Douglas MacArthur from 1944 to 1948, and MacArthur's top commander in the occupation of Japan. Last week Eichelberger offered a comment on his old chief's hostility to Eisenhower. He said he knew "at first hand" that MacArthur wanted to run for President in 1944 and again in 1948 and that he had hoped for Eisenhower's support. In return, he said, Mac was willing to back Ike for President in 1952. Said Eichelberger: "If General MacArthur felt that General Eisenhower...

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