¶ Margaret Truman showed up at a party wearing a Harriman button, expertly eluded newsmen who wondered if she had cleared it with dad.
¶ Lieut. General Leslie Groves (ret.), wartime boss of the atomic Manhattan Project and now a Remington Rand Inc. executive, plumped for Taft. "We want an American realist, not an internationalist, in the White House," he said.
¶ Taft headquarters at Washington published results of a poll showing 55% of 1,028 Wall Street bankers and brokers for Eisenhower, 42% for Taft.
¶ The Scripps-Howard chain of 19 newspapers across the nation plumped for General Eisenhower....