POLITICAL NOTES: Never Again

POLITICAL NOTES Never Again

When Harry Truman announced that he would not be a candidate for President in 1952, many a politico guessed that he would be back in Washington again anyhow—perhaps as a U.S. Senator, or even as a Congressman from Missouri. At times, Truman himself acted as though he were genuinely attracted by the idea of spending his remaining years as a member of the "greatest legislative body in the world," and he consistently refused to deny that he might re-enter political life. Last week, on his way home from New York City, after five months of savoring the...

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