MacArthur's Credo

The political fires which burned briefly last spring for General Douglas MacArthur had all but flickered out. Nothing had been heard of the MacArthur-for-President Clubs since last summer.

Last week Christian Science Monitor Correspondent Joseph C. Harsch, recently returned to Washington from Australia, repeated a charge often made but never documented: "Political Washington was largely responsible for setting up two separate commands in the Far Pacific, and it did this partly because of jealousy of MacArthur's great popularity and partly because the conservative opposition press launched a MacArthur-for-President campaign—without any encouragement from the General himself." The statement was buried in the...

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