THE PEOPLE: Is Enough Being Done?

Tom Dewey's own well-timed plan for U.S. mobilization came 24 hours sooner and was far bolder than Harry Truman's program.

Before a battery of microphones at the annual dinner of the New York County Lawyers Association, Governor Dewey advocated: calling up the entire National Guard forthwith; universal military service; de-mothballing the entire Navy; a draft step-up to give the U.S. 100 divisions, each nearly twice the size of Russian divisions; an Air Force of at least 80 groups.

On the home front, he called for immediate economic mobilization under a strong administrator with full authority over economic controls, production and civilian...

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