National Affairs: The Hardrock Club

Franklin Roosevelt had his "Cuff Links Club," made up of secretaries and newsmen who had been with him on his unsuccessful vice-presidential campaign in 1920. Last week Harry Truman officially organized his "Hardrock Club." Its membership: White House aides and newsmen who had accompanied him on his successful vice-presidential campaign tour last year and on the trip to Potsdam. The name refers to the time Harry Truman and the newsmen went down a Montana copper mine last year. The club pin: a golden miner's pick.

After the Army-Navy game, where onetime Artillery Captain Truman was officially neutral but personally rooting for...

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