People: Jan. 2, 1961

The bad blood between two old men, Harry Truman, 76, and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, 80, came to a boil again. On a TV chitchat program in Chicago, Truman was asked point-blank if he had ever been pressured to use the A-bomb during the Korean fighting. Taking dead aim at the general, whom he removed from his Korean-war command in 1951, Truman replied: "Yes, MacArthur wanted to do that ... He wanted to bomb China and Eastern Russia and everything else." Last week came a counter-volley from MacArthur. "Completely false [and] fantastic." said he. "Atom bombing in the Korean...

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