People, Dec. 17, 1951

Old Campaigners

In Manhattan, where he received the Touchdown Club's annual award, Old Fan Douglas MacArthur viewed with alarm the present state of U.S. football. "My only concern," he said, "is that it does not fall within the eager clutches of rapidly expanding federal controls. If I were to give you but one word of warning, it would be to keep football and, for that matter, all other sports, free of governmental bureaucratic regulations . . . The game would no longer be a sport; it would be another of our lost freedoms, a...

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