THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Reliving the Good Old Days

Harry Truman called his Cabinet and staff together last week in Washington. Margaret stuck her head in too. There was some thunder, a great many jokes, roars of laughter and peppery irreverences about people and politics.

Harry enjoyed it immensely. Well, not really. Harry was James Whitmore, the actor who plays the part in Give 'em Hell Harry! at Ford's Theater. The National Press Club had him come for a lunch, and just to make it seem like old times they invited a lot of men and women who had worked with Truman....

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