National Affairs: A Vigorous Individual

Two prominent Washington bachelors were vacationing at the Del Charro Hotel in La Jolla, Calif, last week, and a local reporter asked one of them to give his opinion of the other. Said FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in one of his extremely rare personal endorsements: "Senator Joe McCarthy is an exmarine. He was an amateur boxer. He's Irish. Combine those, and you're going to have a vigorous individual who is not going to be pushed around . . .

"I've come to know Senator McCarthy well, officially and personally. I view him as...

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