National Affairs: Chill in Chicago

President Truman had something positive to say, and he said it in the most forceful language he has yet used in a foreign-policy pronouncement. As in New York City on Navy Day (TIME, Nov 5), he spoke from under a sounding board of military power: Chicago's Army Day celebration.

The Army had arranged a big show. Chicago turned out, some 1,000,000 strong, on a cold and windy morning. They gathered along streets of the Loop to watch the President's party drive to Michigan Boulevard's Blackstone Hotel. There were some cheers as smiling Harry Truman's...

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