THE CAMPAIGN: Pouring It On

"What's the word for this trip?" asked newsmen of Harry Truman as he for three days of whistle-stopping in New England and New York. Answered the President: "Just wait and see."

What the people saw, from Hartford to Brooklyn, was Truman out-Trumaning himself. Upon Dwight Eisenhower he poured his most reckless abuse. Samples:

¶ "[Eisenhower] in Illinois . . . talked a straight-out isolationist line ..."

¶ "He stated that he knows a panacea to cure the situation in Korea ... If he knows a remedy, it's his duty to come and tell me what it is and save lives...

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