THE PRESIDENCY: One-Night Stand

With the glow of Florida sunshine on his cheeks, Harry Truman returned to Washington last week for a one-night stand: a speech at a Woman's National Democratic Club banquet. "Mrs. Truman . . . made this engagement for the two of us," he explained, "and when I have a date with Mrs. Truman, I usually keep it." He hurried through dinner like a man anxious to do his duty and get back to the sunshine.

After dinner, Truman delivered one of his hell-giving political blasts. He dwelled at length on the Harding Administration, blaming its isolationism for heading the U.S....

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