In Miami's gaunt convention hall last week, flags and bunting brightened every bare steel girder. It was the annual gathering of the American Legion. To hear Old Soldier Douglas MacArthur, 14,000 legionnaires thronged the hall, and brimmed over onto bleachers set up outside. During MacArthur's 45-minute address, he was halted by applause 49 times.

Most of the news in the speech was in a single paragraph. Said the general: "There is little doubt that the yielding of Formosa and the seating of China in the U.N. was fully planned when I called upon the enemy commanders in Korea on March...

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