THE PRESIDENCY: Somebody Else?

Harry Truman got a medal and dropped a hint last week. For his "endeavors on behalf of the state of Israel," the National Committee for Labor Israel gathered in the White House rose garden to present him with the 1951 Histadrut Humanitarian Award. General Chairman Joseph Schlossberg, in reading the citation, hoped God would grant the President "many more years in the service of our country and humanity."

After the ceremony, the President was asked if he really felt fine in spite of all his troubles. Said Harry Truman: "Well, I'll let somebody else shoulder the troubles." Some political soothsayers...

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