National Affairs: Heavy-Caliber Cover-Up

When Dwight Eisenhower came home from Korea he said that "certain [military] problems of supply have reached rather serious proportions and require early correction." New and indirect light was thrown on this cryptic statement last week. Pentagon reporters were summoned to a special press conference by the Army's Major General William Oliver Reeder, deputy assistant chief of staff for logistics (G-4). Ostensibly, the conference was called to discuss a "1952 Procurement Report." But reporters soon detected the real reason for the conference. Army's G-4 knew that Ike had come upon a carefully...

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