THE NATION: On with the Buzz-Buzz

Through long years of New Deal decrees, World War II emergencies, and Harry Truman's impulses, Washington had become the city of the unexpected. Last week Washington was just a city of routine. The typewriters clicked in steady rhythm from 8:45 to 4:45 (with time out for morning coffee and lunch), the long, black limousines nosed up to the State Department for diplomatic visits, the newspapers and press associations kept a corporal's guard on duty at the White House, and the tourists trekked from the Washington Monument to the Smithsonian and down the Mall...

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