THE PRESIDENCY: They Are All Alike

Bess Truman was down with a cold, so like the dutiful husband he is, the President had dinner at home. But at 9 o'clock he slipped over to Washington's Hotel Statler, and dropped in to make a few off-the-cuff remarks before a banquet of the Society of Business Magazine Editors.

There had always been aggressors in the world, said the President, and there had always been a struggle between the free world and the dictators who wanted to enslave it. "It is a struggle between people who believe in spiritual values," he said, "and people who believe in nothing but materialism....

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