ARMED FORCES: Universal Service?

To George Marshall it was an old story. Under the bright floodlights in the marble-pillared Senate caucus room, he sat quietly, facing the microphone. But energetic Anna Rosenberg, seated beside him, making her first appearance on Capitol Hill as Assistant Secretary of Defense, was never still. She toyed constantly with her glasses, fluttered papers, jangled her heavy charm bracelets, restlessly tucked her hair up under her sequin-studded pink hat.

When members of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Preparedness finally straggled in and the hearing got under way, General Marshall formally laid down the Pentagon's plan for...

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