National Affairs: The Old Familiar Fish

Into the beer-and-Braves tumult of Milwaukee, Wis. one day last week roared Harry Truman, ready to start Round One of his battle for Adlai Stevenson. With one Truman-type swing, he hit his own party's cause just above the belt. He sat down at a TV panel show with Dr. Anthony T. Bouscaren, professor of political science at Marquette University.

Q. Mr. President, is it true that you once characterized Richard Nixon's investigation into the Alger Hiss case as a red herring?

A. No, but it was. I never characterized it as that, but that's exactly...

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