National Affairs: Who's Boss Around Here?

Reviewing the show, the New York Times's Pundit Arthur Krock detected strong signs of "Mr. Truman's expanding self-assurance." The President's recent speeches, and his bearing, thought Krock, proclaimed some new beliefs on Harry Truman's part.

The beliefs: 1) "he is right and all opponents are wrong, spiritually and factually; 2) he can beat any politician or set of politicians at their common trade; 3) he is boss and intends to assert it; 4) the American majority and most men & women of good will support him down to the item; and 5) if his...

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