"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...